Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affected just the lungs originally. However, newer cases indicate that the disease could originate in other organ systems. It is a common occupational disease that could be fatal if left untreated. Patients who suspect that they have the disease should seek medical attention immediately.
What Causes Mesothelioma?
The most common cause of mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos. Prior to the 1980s, asbestos materials were used in commercial and residential construction projects. According to studies, the cases discovered at that time were caused by exposure in factories, shipyards, and mills. Exposure was also possible for residential property owners if their asbestos siding produced dust. It was the dust that was pulled through ventilation systems and placed workers or homeowners at risk.
What are the Most Recent Statistics for the Disease?
According to the latest reports, there are around 2,000 more cases of mesothelioma … Read the restRead More →