What is Mesothelioma Cancer?

Mesothelioam cancer is very uncommon form of cancer in tumors develops in the lining of internal organ such as lungs, abdominal cavity, chest wall and heart.  There are generally three common types of Mesothelioma cancer such as Mesothelioma Pleura; in which the abnormal cells or tumors surround the protective lining of lungs and internal chest wall, Mesothelioma pericardial; the cancerous cells cover the outer lining of heart while in Mesothelioma Peritoneum the lining of abdominal cavity is targeted by the tumors.

One report demonstrates that only cause of Mesothelioma cancer is the exposure to asbestos and dust particles. The people who are working in office, factory and other places may suffer from the cancer of Mesothelium just because of asbestos. The person who is suffering from mesothelioma if has a habit of cigarette smoking then of course this habit may enhance the growth of cancerous cells although the smoking is not directly a cause of mesothelioma cancer.

Mesothelioma cancer is categorized into two major forms such as malignant Mesothelioma and benign Mesothelioma. The malignant mesothelioma is very severe form of mesothelioma as the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma tumor and cancerous cells is not an easy task for the physician. The benign Mesothelioma cancer is not consider vey serious as it is due to presence of non-cancerous cells .Sometimes the doctors does not think it is important to treat benign mesothelioma cancer. Moreover the benign Mesothelioma cancer is very rare among the asbestos related disease.

The sign and symptoms of Mesothelioma cancer are chest wall pain, difficulty in breathing and weight loss without any reason. There are a variety of methods that are applied for the exact diagnosis of Mesothelioma cancer such as CT scan, Biopsy, microscopic examination and chest X-rays. The accurate diagnosis is quite helpful in the right treatment of Mesothelioma cancer’s patient.

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