A malignant cancer caused by asbestos
According to the National Cancer Institute, extended exposure to asbestos results in mesothelioma. In some instances, brief exposure may also result in mesothelioma.
What is Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma takes its name from the mesothelium, a lining of membrane that covers and protects many internal organs in the body. There is a specialized name for the mesothelium of certain organs, such as pleura for the lungs, peritoneum for the abdomen, and the pericardium for the heart.
Mesothelioma is cancer of the mesothelium, also referred to as asbestos cancer. There are three main types of mesothelioma:
Pleural mesothelioma (lung)
Peritoneal mesothelioma (abdomen)
Pericardial mesothelioma (heart)
Pleural mesothelioma symptoms
Peritoneal mesothelioma symptoms
Pericardial mesothelioma symptoms
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