Malignant Mesothelioma

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the mesothelium (the lining surrounding the internal organs and structures) asbestos is basically Responsible for the development of mesothelioma, there are three types of malignant mesothelioma are as follows:
Malignant pleural mesothelioma, which occurs in the lining of the lung and pleura.Malignant pericardial mesothelioma occurs in the bag surrounding the heart, known as the (Prcardiom).
Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma, which occurs in the abdominal cavity and peritoneum, and this is the most common type of tumors.

Causes of malignant mesothelioma.
Malignant mesothelioma resulting from exposure to asbestos, despite the fact that asbestos is a natural substance, but it is made up of toxic metals and asbestos fibers enter the discount to the lung by inhalation, which causes mesothelioma, respiratory diseases, lung fibrosis, or what is known as mesothelioma pleural . Or enter the abdomen through ingestion and cause peritoneal mesothelioma.
Many patients do not face the symptoms of malignant mesothelioma, even 25-50 years after a latency period of direct exposure to asbestos.
Treatment of malignant mesothelioma.
There are several options for the treatment of cancer and malignant mesothelioma these options are chemotherapyradiotherapysurgical operations. There are more aggressive treatments for patients suffering from malignant mesothelioma in its early stages, such as the eradication of the entire infected lung are implementing this process in early times for patients with malignant mesothelioma in many cases.
Sometimes The treatment options for patients with malignant mesothelioma is a combination of several types of chemotherapy such as cisplatin and Alimta with other types to reduce the spread of the disease spot and expanding rates of survival.

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