Mesothelioma: Knowing Everything about Mesothelioma

First, I should give the meaning of mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare form of a cancer that caused by the exposure to asbestos. It is attacking the sac that is protecting the layer of our internal organs.
Mesothelioma is being diagnosed to 2000 people in the United States and it is most common to men than women but this can be present at any age.

The symptoms of mesothelioma can only be diagnosed after 30 to 50 years of exposure to asbestos. The common syptom of mesothelioma is the shortness of breath, chest pain due to the fluid in the abdomen, anemia and fever. Syptoms include pain and swelling of the face or neck. Mesothelioma is not that easy to diagnosed because the symptoms are like similar to other disease in a human body. But the common instrument to diagnose mesothelioma is a CT (CAT) scan or MRI.

Treating mesothelioma depends on the age of the patient, the stage or level of the cancer,and the location of the cancer. Treatment to mesothelioma includes radiation therapy,chemotherapy, and surgery.

So there you go, these are the basic information about mesathelioma.