Welcome, Guest: Register On Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 3,107,897 members, 7,669,193 topics. Date: Thursday, 07 December 2023 at 05:52 AM

What Is The Rare Mesothelioma Cancer All About? - Health - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Health / What Is The Rare Mesothelioma Cancer All About? (119 Views)

Mesothelioma Cancer, Treatments, Types, And How To File A Lawsuit / Have You Ever Heard Of Mesothelioma Cancer? You Need To Know About This / 8 Serious Signs Of Ovarian Cancer All Women Need To Know About (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply)

What Is The Rare Mesothelioma Cancer All About? by worldta8(f): 9:58am On Apr 16, 2021
Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor that is caused by inhaled asbestos fibers and forms in the lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart.

More than 3,000 cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed yearly.
Pleural mesothelioma accounts for 75% of cases.
Average age of mesothelioma patient is 69 years old.
Men represent the majority of mesothelioma diagnoses.
Average life expectancy for mesothelioma patients is 12 to 21 months.

Mesothelioma Symptoms
Symptoms of mesothelioma appear when tumors spread, grow and press against the chest wall and the abdominal cavity. Chest pain and shortness of breath are the most common symptoms.

Dry coughing
Shortness of breath
Respiratory complications
Pain in the chest or abdomen
Fever or night sweats
Pleural effusion (fluid around the lungs)
Weakness in the muscles


(1) (Reply)

Spring Is The Season Of High Incidence Of Prostatitis / Why Orthopedic Pillow Must For You? / CDC Director Sees 'a Really Hopeful Decline' As Covid Cases In The U.S. Fall

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2023 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 16
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.