Author and Copyrights: Dr Mariappa Babu Baskar @ World Hospital Directory
What You Need to Know About Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is perhaps the most frightening of cancers. Here's what you need to know
Mesothelioma is one of the rarest forms of cancer with “only” about 2,000 cases reported in the United States. Still, it is perhaps the most deadly. Those unfortunate enough to have been diagnosed with the disease generally live 4 to 9 months after diagnosis. There is, at this time, no “cure” for the disease---only treatment options that may extend the life and comfort of the victims of mesothelioma by a few short months.
If you’ve been diagnosed with mesothelioma, it is important that you seek out immediate medical and legal help. You may very well have a case against the industry that caused the illness.
Those worker smost at risk of developing this deadly disease include, asbestos and talc miners, auto mechanics (working with breaks), those working with asbestos cement, demolition workers, shipyard and power plant workers. The only cause of mesothelioma is the inhalation of asbestos dust, so if you believe you’re working around asbestos, it is important you take the proper precautions now!
If you have not yet developed mesothelioma, there are precautions you can take to greatly reduce your chances of developing this terminal disease.
Fortunately, with the advent of the worldwide web, there is an abundance of information available on this subject. I encourage the reader to seek out mor information on this dealy disease