Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer usually caused by repeated exposure to asbestos. It affects the tissue that protects the internal organs. Primary symptoms include shortness of breath and chest pain.

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Malaria

Can Malaria cure cancer?

No.

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Is it easy to find information on mesothelioma?

Absolutely! There is a wealth of information located on medical websites such as Webmd that would allow you to gain much information on mesothelioma. There are also medical dictionaries and infomation from legal websites in the instance that mesothelioma is a work related illness.

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In what publications can I read articles about mesothelioma?

You can read about mesothelioma in medical magazines, medical books, you can go online to webmd or many other websites will offer you the help and answers you are looking for.

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Who found the sickness called mesothelioma?

The disease was first discovered by Dr. JC Wagner. He was in South Africa during this time.

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Is mesothelioma and asbestos the same thing?

Mesothelioma is a form of lung cancer that is CAUSED by exposure to airborne asbestos fibers being inhaled.

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Can you get lung cancer from asbestos with out getting mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma IS lung cancer.

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How much money does a mesothelioma lawyer make?

Most mesothelioma lawyers work on a contingent fee basis. The client does not have to pay anything up front to hire the lawyer or prosecute the case, but agrees to share a percentage of any settlement or trial verdict with the lawyer. Typical contingency fees range from 30 to 40%.

If you asking how much a mesothelioma lawyer makes in terms of his or her salary, that is difficult to estimate. You might be shocked to learn that most new lawyers, right out law school, earn a yearly salary that is much lower than their law school loan debt. But there are also mesothelioma lawyers who have been practicing for many years and have won tens or hundreds of millions of dollars for their clients. As you would expect, their success has earned them a nice living.

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Blood

What conditions cause low neutrophil and low white blood cell count in tandem?

There seem to be several. A temporary drop can be caused by illness such as influenza, or a bacterial or fungal infection. A continued drop may be caused by autoimmune or bone marrow disorders or possibly illnesses such as TB or HIV. In addition, some vitamin or diet deficiencies (B 12, iron, etc.) may cause this. If there is not an obvious recent illness or diet issue, a follow-up blood count is usually recommended to see if the numbers improve.

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What are signs of certain diseases?

Some signs are if your fingernail has a bruised line through it, if your earlobe has a line across it, if you lose hair, and if your feeling nauseated.

Go see a doctor immediately if you are having one of the following problems!

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Would a mesothelioma patient be considered contagious?

No Mesothelioma is not contagious. The only known way to contract the disease is from direct exposure to the asbestos it's self. Particles from the asbestos get lodged in the lungs which cases Mesothelioma.

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What is mesothelioma treatment. Who can treat patients suffering with this ailment Are they specialists?

Mesothelioma, more precisely malignant mesothelioma, is a rare form of cancer that develops from the protective lining that covers many of the body's internal organs, the mesothelium. It is usually caused by exposure to asbestos,which are caused by the exposure of the industry factory and mesothelioma can be of loss of weight,loss of appetite for food.

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Contract Law

Who typically develops contracts sporotrichosis?

.it is most common among nursery workers, farm laborers, and gardeners handling spagnum moss, roses, or barberry bushes. People who have weakened immune systems.Alcoholics.people with diabetes mellitus.are also more likely to become infected.

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What are the histologic findings in malignant pleural mesothelioma?

Pleural mesothelioma attacks the lining of the lungs, known as the mesothelium. When asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested, they make their way to the lungs, lodging in the mesothelium.

Asbestos fibers are particularly difficult for the body to breakdown, as it would with other foreign object inside of the body. The body fails to chemically breakdown the asbestos, leaving it in the lungs to cause further damage.

Pleural mesothelioma is not curable and there is a whole lot of study-in regards to histologic findings. The attached article goes into more detail about pleural meso specifics including, cause, care, etc.

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What are the different types of mesothelioma?

There are three forms of mesothelioma that is caused by too much exposure to asbestos: pleural mesothelioma, peritoneal mesothelioma, and pericardial mesothelioma. these three types vary in terms of symptoms though some symptoms may exist in all three kinds of the illness.

For more information on asbestos, visit http://www.mesoheal.com

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What hospital is worldly known for the treatment for mesothelioma?

Two of the best are the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Arizona Cancer Center. The attached link goes lists more highly ranked meso hospitals as well as ways for finding good ones.

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How did Steve mcqueen get mesothelioma?

Steve McQueen got mesothelioma from dealing with asbestos while he served in the military. McQueen served in the Marine Corps from 1947 until 1950. In that time, he removed asbestos lagging from pipes aboard a ship, causing his exposure. He was also likely exposed to it during his acting career on sound stages that used asbestos.

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What part of the body does brain tumor effect?

the brain, (see name :P) but the tumour can squash the brain affecting its function and people can seem confused a lot of the time

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How rare is myelofibrosis?

Myelofibrosis is rare, affecting fewer than 2 of 100,000 people in the United States.

http://msd-bahamas.com/mmhe/sec14/ch178/ch178c.html

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What kind of tests are needed to diagnose mesothelioma?

"Mesothelioma is a type of lung cancer and breathing disease. To diagnose this disease, you would need to go to a doctor and do some bloodwork, xrays, and breathing quality tests."

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What is the survival rate of a mesothelioma patient?

Well, unfortunately, this relies on numerous factors. One of these factors is when the disease was first detected. If the disease was detected early, as in first 10 years, the patient has a higher survival rate as compared to someone that had it detected after 40 or 50 years of its growth.

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Does mesothelioma always result in death?

Thankfully, Mesothelioma is not always fatal. Some cases, though it's rare, a person may also suffer from benign Mesothelioma which generally starts from non-cancerous cells. This form of the disease can be cured by surgery without any real risks.

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Where can i find a mesothelioma article?

Your library or internet will offer a number of articles and books about Mesothelioma. These articles should have information about this type of cancer including cause (usually asbestos), prevention, symptoms, diagnosis (malignant and non-malignant) , prognosis, treatment and staging. More information is available from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

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What is the survival rate of mesothelioma?

It really differs. If you catch it early on, the survival rate is closer to 100 percent. However, the symptoms don't show themselves until 20 or 30 years into it. Hence, a lot of people have died simply because they didn't catch it early on.

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What is mesothelioma cancer?

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that in almost all cases is caused by exposure to asbestos. When this disease develops, malignant cells develop in the mesothelium, which is the protective lining that surrounds most internal organs. It is typically caused by exposure to the carcinogen asbestos. The attached article describes everything from common symptoms to treatments.

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What type of carinogen causes mesothelioma?

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