Mesothelioma Facts & Asbestos-related disorders facts

  • Mesothelioma is a type of lung cancer which arises from growth of cancerous cells lining the chest or abdominal cavities.
  • Mesothelioma is an asbestos induced lung cancer.
  • Doctors use a special instrument called thoracoscope to diagnose mesothelioma affected chest.
  • Peritoneoscope is used to diagnose the abdomen for mesothelioma.
  • A biopsy can help diagnose mesothelioma.

Asbestos-related disorders facts

Though mesothelioma is the asbestos induced disease,cancer the known cause is only asbestos exposure.But some disorder facts are there about asbestos.

    1. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral and it is one of the most commonly used material everywhere in the construction, industries,shipbuilding etc. that has been linked to human lung disease.
    2. All forms of asbestos increase the risk of development of serious respiratory infections and  lung disease