Cancer Prevention News

Subscribe to the
Glutathione Report

Email
First Name

Ultimate Cancer Breakthroughs™
The ONLY Guide To Alternative Cancer Treatments You'll Ever Need!

Breakthrough Natural Cancer Treatments
Breakthrough Natural Cancer Treatments
Over 350 existing natural and alternative cancer treatments

Your Diet and Cancer
Your Diet and Cancer
60-70% of cancers are
due to dietary factors

Special Report
Glutathione and Undenatured Whey Protein in Cancer


Mesothelioma Cancer

By P. Mehta



Mesothelioma is a type of cancer involving mesothelial tissues of body organs usually lungs or abdominal. It is often caused by exposure to asbestos. However, there are 30-50% of patients without any history of asbestos exposure.

People who have received asbestos exposure of as little as one or two months to very low doses are at risk of mesothelioma cancer.

Even people who wash clothes of asbestos exposed people are at risk. A person exposed to asbestos could develop mesothelioma after 50 years of exposure.

People in the occupations such as construction jobs in shipyards, insulators, boilermakers, etc. are at the risk of contracting asbestos disease.

The 2 common types of mesothelioma are:

  • Pleural mesothelioma (lung cancer) and
  • Peritoneal mesothelioma (abdomen organs)

The survival time for a patient with diffuse malignant mesothelioma is from 4 to 24 months from the observance of the symptoms. Mesothelioma is also difficult to diagnose.

The chance of recovery for a patient with mesothelioma depends on size and location of the cancer, age of the patient and his response to the treatment.

Presently, the treatment options for mesotheliomas are:

  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Surgery and Photodynamic therapy

There is some evidence that provitamin A or beta-carotene may decrease the risk of mesothelioma.

Copyright www.FatFreeKitchen.com

Please note that this article is not a subsitute for medical advise. You have permission to publish this article in your web sites, ezines or electronic publication, as long as the piece is used in its entirety including the resource box, all hyperlinks (clickable) and references and copyright info.

This article has been written by http://www.fatfreekitchen.com. Visit the web site mesothelioma information, for more information.

 

Omega 3 Fats | Natural Health Remedies

Sitemap

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. We makes no claim that the products featured are anything other than dietary supplements designed to improve nutrition and general well-being. They are not intended to diagnose, cure, prevent or treat any diseases and do not substitute for a doctor's care or for proven therapy. The information here is not provided by medical professionals and is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. Please consult your physician before beginning any course of treatment.

This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content, software, or the privacy practices such Web sites. The Linked Sites are provided for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.

No part of this website may be copied or reproduced without permission.
Your use of this website signifies agreement of our
Terms of Use| Privacy Policy
Our business is fully compliant with CAN-SPAM Regulations