Can Asbestos cause Colon cancer?

Prostate cancer and asbestos “We found that there was a strong association of prostate cancer with asbestos exposure,” said Dr. Piekarski, an oncologist at the Medical College of Wisconsin. “This is consistent with previous findings; however, our research demonstrates that even very low levels of asbestos exposure may be associated with an increased risk of … Read more

Asbestos Ceiling Tiles | Types & Testing

Asbestos ceiling tiles

What is the Asbestos ceiling? Asbestos is a mineral that was used as a fireproofing and soundproofing agent in homes, buildings, and ships from the 1930s to the 1970s. Most homes built before 1980 contain some form of asbestos in their ceilings. An asbestos ceiling is a material that was used as a fireproofing and … Read more

Major Types of Mesothelioma

Major types of mesothelioma

What are the three major types of mesothelioma? A mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects tissues surrounding internal organs such as the heart, lungs, or abdomen. The disease typically develops in people who have had long-term exposure to asbestos. Although it is not the most common form of cancer, mesothelioma claims more … Read more

Advanced Mesothelioma

Advanced mesothelioma

The most advanced mesothelioma or severe stage of mesothelioma is Stage 4, in which tumors that began in the lungs, abdomen, or other parts of the body have spread to other areas of the body. Advanced stage mesothelioma life expectancy is 8-12 months. The average survival time for non-small cell lung cancer is 9 months. … Read more

Asbestos Cancer Types

Asbestos Cancer

Types of Asbestos cancer  There are several types of asbestos cancer, each with its own unique symptoms and treatments. The most common type of asbestos cancer is mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs. Other forms of asbestos cancer include lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer. Mesothelioma is … Read more

About Asbestos

Asbestos

Asbestos is a mineral formed of heat-resistant fibers that belong to the class of six naturally occurring minerals. It was utilized in thousands of U.S. consumer goods before it was discovered that asbestos-caused cancer. Mesothelioma, lung cancer, and other cancers are caused by asbestos. Asbestos is regulated but not banned in the United What Is … Read more

What Is The Mesothelium?

What is mesothelium

What is the mesothelium? The mesothelium is the epithelial lining of body cavities, also called serosal linings. There are three main cavities in the human body: abdominopelvic cavity, thoracic cavity, and peritoneal cavity. These cavities contain visceral organs – abdominal and pelvic viscera, respiratory organs, and peritoneal organs. Mesothelial cells cover the serosal surfaces of … Read more