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Testicular Mesothelioma

Testicular Mesothelioma Explained Testicular mesothelioma is the rarest type of mesothelioma. It accounts for less than one percent of all mesothelioma cases. It develops mainly in men who of the age 60 and above. Testicular mesothelioma occurs when cancer cells…

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Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Peritoneal Mesothelioma Explained Peritoneal mesothelioma is the second commonest type of mesothelioma. It accounts for up to 20% of all mesothelioma cases. An estimate of between 250 to 500 new cases of peritoneal mesothelioma are reported each year in the…

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Pericardial Mesothelioma

Pericardial mesothelioma originates in the lining of the heart that is called the pericardium. Pericardial mesothelioma is a rare form of mesothelioma and accounts for 10% of all . Pericardial mesothelioma is caused by asbestos exposure. Exact evidence of how…

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Pleural Mesothelioma

Pleural Mesothelioma Explained Pleural mesothelioma is malignant cancer that develops on the lining of the lungs called the pleura. It is the most common form of mesothelioma. It accounts for 75% of all mesothelioma cases. Pleural mesothelioma gets its name…

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Ovarian Mesothelioma

Ovarian Mesothelioma Ovarian mesothelioma is cancer of the ovary which attacks the female reproduction glands. The cancer either develops on the surface of the ovary or inside the ovary itself. It is said to be caused by environmental exposure to…

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Asbestos Simplified

Asbestos Simplified Tracing back the history of asbestos, it can be noted that its usages date back to 1,500 years ago. The ancient Greeks were the first recorded people who used asbestos. The Greek word asbestos means inexhaustible. Asbestos is…

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Mesothelioma v. Asbestosis

Mesothelioma v. Asbestosis Asbestosis is caused by exposure to asbestos over a long period of time. It develops due to scarring from asbestos fibers in the alveoli. The alveoli are tiny air sacs in the lungs. Mesothelioma is a cancer…

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Asbestos Facts

Asbestos facts The use of asbestos was stopped in the U.S. in the late 1970s Asbestos has had a negative impact of lives in the U.S. during the last 30 years Asbestos is still found throughout the U.S mainly in…

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Mesothelioma Statistics

This is a basic overview of general mesothelioma statistics. The statistics highlight the following aspects: Asbestos exposure Symptoms Cases Occurrence Treatment Mortality rate Death rate   Mesothelioma statistics: Asbestos exposure 2-10% of people with prolonged asbestos exposure will develop pleural…

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