Causes of Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is caused by long exposure to asbestos such as actinolite, tremolite, amosite and crocidolite. The asbestos fibers are risky to the lungs as they make it hard for an… Read more »

Stage 3 Pleural Mesothelioma

What is Stage 3 pleural mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is an infrequently occurring aggressive form of cancer that affects the lining surroundings of the lungs, heart, and stomach. Exposure to asbestos has… Read more »

Epithelioid Mesothelioma

What is Epithelioid Mesothelioma? Epithelioid Mesothelioma is cancer that results from mutations of the epithelial cell after an individual has been exposed to asbestos. Approximately seventy present of mesothelioma cases… Read more »

Biphasic Mesothelioma

What is Biphasic Mesothelioma? Biphasic mesothelioma is a combination of both sarcomatoid and epithelioid cells with each cell composition having at least a 10% composition. The cancer is seen to… Read more »

Pleural mesothelioma

What is Pleural Mesothelioma? Pleural mesothelioma is cancer that affects the lungs’ cell lining, called pleura. Cancer causes genetic mutations in the cells surrounding the lungs which result in the… Read more »

Pericardial Mesothelioma

What is Pericardial Mesothelioma? Malignant pericardial mesothelioma is a lethal type of cancer that initially affects the thin membrane around the heart. The tumor(s) of the disease form in the membrane… Read more »