Asbestos-Related Pleural Disease

There are a number of specific disease which have been directly associated with the exposure to asbestos. These include pleural plaque and thickening, asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma. This article…

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Asbestos and Lung Cancer (Part Two)

As many as twenty tradespeople one week could be drying from damage caused by the exposure to asbestos, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) claims. Even though asbestos has been…

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Asbestos and Health Impacts to Human

The disposal of asbestos waste is under the control of the Environment Protection Authority. For further information, you can access the details available in the EPA publication on Asbestos Transport…

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Alternative and Complementary Medicine for Pleural Mesothelioma

Those diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma often ponder CAM, which stands for complementary and alternative medicine, when they weight their options for treatment. The traditional treatments for mesothelioma-chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation…

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A Story of Malignant Mesothelioma Patient

Paul Kris is not the only survivor of malignant mesothelioma. There are of course others such as Ruth Phillips, Rhio O’Connor, and Gene Adoline. Additionally, there are a great number…

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What Plural Tumors are

Pleural tumors are present in the pleural space, which is the cavity between the lungs and chest wall which contains lubricating pleural liquid. Pleural tumor is almost always cancerous (metastatic)…

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Managing Life Expectancy of Stage 4 Lung Cancer

While the statistics on the life expectancy of stage 4 lung cancer are quite low, there are so many people that are long-term survivors of stage 4 lung cancer. HOPE…

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Peritoneal Mesothelioma Life Expectancy

Peritoneal mesothelioma is known as one of the four main types of malignant asbestos cancer or mesothelioma. The name is derived from the area where the cancer cells develop, along…

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Myth around Malignant Mesothelioma: Will it Actually Disappear? (Part One)

To corroborate the myth that malignant mesothelioma will disappear soon, four main assumptions are made. First, it is widely assumed that almost all malignant mesothelioma are triggered by the exposure…

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Health Effects of Asbestos: Mesothelioma and Asbestosis

Asbestos is hazardous since it has the potential to break down into fibrous and microscopically fibers. The fibers are very small in that they can remain airborne for several days…

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