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Mesothelioma Cancer - Different Types

Tumors originating in the mesothelium (a protective membrane that covers most of the body's internal organs, such as the lungs, heart and the stomach) can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors do not .
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Causes

The predominant factor that causes mesothelioma cancer is by exposure to asbestos fibers. Asbestos is an insulating material that is composed of magnesium-silicate mineral fibers. It was used ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Symptoms

As in other type of cancer or diseases it is important to recognize the symptoms as early as possible in order to start treatment as early as possible. Proper attention to symptoms can lead to a ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Your Feelings After the Diagnosis

Learning that you have mesothelioma is quite shocking and confusing. Initially it may be difficult to accept reality and to think clearly. You may feel shocked, confused, vulnerable, a feeling of ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Key Statistics

Mesothelioma is a relatively uncommon disease and also one of the most dangerous types of cancer. In the United States of America an estimated 2500 to 3000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis - Imaging Tests Used in the ..

If from the symptoms and medical examination the physician suspects mesothelioma or other asbestos related disease, the physician may order several diagnostic tests for the patient. Nowadays tests ..
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Mesothelioma - Learning to Communicate Effectively With Your ..

Learning that you have mesothelioma may be devastating but there are a lot of things you can do in order to improve your situation. You should learn to live with mesothelioma. It is important that ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - The Stages of the Disease

Once you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, it is important to determine the spread of the disease. This is called staging and it is based on imaging studies from X-Ray scans, CT scans, MRI ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the administration of drugs in order to treat mesothelioma cancer. Most of these drugs circulate in the bloodstream in order to reach cancer cells in the body for the purpose of ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Treatment - Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is one of the oldest ways to treat different type of cancers and millions of cancer sufferers are today treated with radiation therapy. Radiation therapy uses ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - How to Prevent It?

The best way to prevent mesothelioma is to avoid contact with airborne asbestos fibers. Most people that get mesothelioma had worked with asbestos in the past. Some people may still be exposed to ..
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Asbestos - What is It?

Asbestos is the name of a group of minerals that occur naturally as bundles of fibers and which can be separated into thin threads. Although some countries have outlawed the mining of asbestos, it is .
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Asbestos Exposure - How Can Individuals Protect Themselves?

If you work in an environment where asbestos is used it is very important to make sure that the adequate precautions are being taken to safeguard your safety. Due to the dangers posed to the ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Symptoms According to Different Types

Although there are common symptoms pertaining to the three types of mesothelioma, different type of mesothelioma may have also specific symptoms. The symptoms of pleural mesothelioma (mesothelioma ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis - What Are the Initial Steps of ..

Usually an individual will seek medical advice from his family doctor complaining of certain symptoms such as persistent coughing, difficulty in breathing, pain in the chest/abdomen or a combination ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis - Taking a Sample

X-Rays, CT Scans. MRI scans and PET scans can offer a fair diagnosis. However to arrive at a definitive conclusion a physician often recommends a biopsy. A biopsy is a surgical procedure where a ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis - Examining the Sample

After the sample is obtained from the affected area it is then examined by a pathologist in a laboratory. A pathologist is a physician that examines tissues, blood and body fluids in order to ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis - Receiving the Result

It will take several days in order that the pathologist issues a pathology report. This time may be a long time for an individual that is waiting for the results of such an important test. It is ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Learning to Communicate Effectively With .

It is sometimes difficult to talk about cancer in the family environment. This is comprehensible. Family members may be overwhelmed with emotions about the disease. They may also refrain from talking .
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Mesothelioma Cancer - What Type of Physicians Treat the ..

After you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma you may be referred to another physician for a second opinion or for treatment. Further more there are other physicians that have a back-up role. ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Choosing the Right Physician

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer. It is not always easy to find an adequate physician for your needs. It also depends on the treatment you are searching for. For example chemotherapy treatment ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Choosing a Treatment Centre

You may wish to be treated locally or you may choose to be treated in a specialized treatment for your mesothelioma. There are specialized cancer centers that can offer a wide range of facilities. ..
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Mesothelioma Cancer - What Type of Treatment is Available?

The type of treatment available depends on the location of the cancer, the stages of the disease, the age of the patient and the general health of the patient. Treatment for mesothelioma includes the .
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Dealing With Symptoms

Chemotherapy drugs may have various side effects, some of which may be quite severe. It is important to be well informed before embarking on a chemotherapy drug treatment because the side effects may .
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Mesothelioma Cancer Treatment - Types of Radiation Therapies ..

Radiation therapies available include: External Radiation Therapy Internal Radiation Therapy Systemic Radiation Therapy External radiation therapy involves the use of high beams, generated from ..
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