Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Everything About Mesothelioma Cancer Disease

Everything About Mesothelioma Cancer Disease by Elhusseiny Shahin

First off, you should understand how mesothelioma attacks the body. The main cause of mesothelioma cancer is certain materials called "Asbestos", these materials have very dangerous effects on the body. Asbestos were used in the past in many manufacturing company

The mesothelioma cancer is one of the most dangerous cancers discovered till now, it can attack some places in the body like the pleura, the abdomen and the pericardium.

According to the affected area, mesothelioma cancer can be classified to three types, the pericardial mesothelioma that attack the pericardium area, the pleural mesothelioma that attack the pleura area and the peritoneal mesothelioma that attack the pericardium area

The main problems with diagnosis process are the very long time for symptoms to appear, they takes about 45 years to appear. After they appear, they will be very similar to other disease that makes the diagnosis process harder.

The main cause of mesothelioma cancer was discovered, they are the asbestos, the asbestos materials are material that was used in the past in some manufacturing fields such as the cement and textile manufacturing fields. Asbestos are the main cause of mesothelioma cancer.

The main types of treatment should be the surgery method, the chemotherapy method and the radiation method. In the surgery method, doctor can remove the affected area with the tumors.

The chemotherapy option in which the doctor gives the mesothelioma patient some powerful chemical drugs that can kill the cancer cells instantly. The radiotherapy is also another treatment option for mesothelioma that can be combined with the other two options.

For mesothelioma litigation and compensation, the mesothelioma victim can make a litigation to have a suitable compensation from the manufacturing company that let him/her to deal with Asbestos. The mesothelioma settlement can reach millions of dollars.

There are other alternative medicine treatments by using some herbal drugs or by the other famous alternative medicine options. Finally, you must consul your doctor that can decide which treatment option should be more suitable that the other.

When the Asbestos enter the body, they settle on the wall of lungs cause inflammations, those inflammations can cause malignant tumors after many years, it takes very long time for mesothelioma symptoms to appear and this is why the diagnosis process for mesothelioma is very hard.

For treatment processes, mesothelioma cancer can be treated by using one of the following options, the first option is the surgery, the second option is the chemotherapy and the last effective option is the radiotherapy. There are many other options but not effective.In the surgery option the surgeon will likely remove the malignant tumors from the lungs, in some cases; the surgeon may have to remove the whole lung.

The surgery option is the most effective option to treat that cancer, whereas the chemotherapy and the radiation therapy are considered to be assistant treatment options.In the chemotherapy option, there are certain types of chemicals that can kill cancer cells.

As I mentioned before, the chemotherapy option can be used after the surgery as an assistant method to remove any remaining cancer cells. The radiation therapy is the option of using certain types of radiations that have the ability of destroying the cancer cells; this option can also be used after the surgery to destroy any remaining cancer cells

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