Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Asbestos Cancer Mesothelioma

Asbestos Cancer Mesothelioma or mesothelium cancer is caused by cells of the mesothelium that become abnormal and divide without control. Mesothelioma is a disease of the lungs cancer rare that can affect the pleura and the abdominal cavity or peritoneum. They can damage organs in the vicinity, and also can spread from one organ to another organ. Most mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos is a mineral that is naturally composed of microscopic fibers that may injure the protective layer of the organ. Usually the diseases caused by asbestos is long to grow, about 15 years or more. Also smoking can increase the amount of asbestos in the body.

Cancer mesothelioma is a type of the most malignant disease compared with other types of diseases caused by asbestos, because many people has died from this disease every year. There are three main types of mesothelioma cancer, namely epithelial, sarcomatoid, and mixed. The most common types is the type of epithelium.

Mesothelium chest called the pleura and abdomen called the peritoneal mesothelium. Mesotelium role in protecting organs important in a way that produces a special lubricating fluid that allows organs like the lungs can move freely in doing breathing. If the mesothelium is damaged or abnormal cause asbestos, can imagine what kind of work our lungs.

Symptoms and signs:
- Shortness of breath (this is the main symptom)
- A persistent and productive cough
- His chest felt tight
- There was pain in the chest
- Loss of appetite and weight loss
- Breathing was a cracking sound

To detect the existence of mesothelioma of the easiest is to use X-rays. Moreover, it can also use other tests, such as physical examinations, pulmonary function tests, biopsy / bronchoscopy, CT, and through treatment.
As for the treatment of mesothelioma depends on the location of the cancer, disease stage, patient age and general health. Standard treatment options that can be done is through surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

I hope this information about asbestos mesothelioma cancer can be useful.
From now on, anyone who first commented on my article I will give a free backlink.
Good luck

20 komentar:

Post a Comment

So, what do you think about this ??

Grab this Widget ~ Blogger Accessories