Saturday, November 6, 2010

Introduction to Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos.  Malignant cells develop in the mesothelium.  The mesothelium is a protective lining that covers most of the human body's internal organs. The most common location is the pleura which is the outer lining of the lungs and internal chest wall.   Mesothelioma can also occur in the peritoneum which is the lining of the abdominal cavity, the pericardium which is a sac that surrounds the heart, or in the heart itself.



What do you know about Mesothelioma?

74 comments:

  1. This stuff seems pretty interesting!

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  2. Ahh I only knew that asbestos could cause it, looking forward to learning more, nice blog

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  3. I know that I hope my lungs are never owned like the one in that picture D:

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  4. Good overview, this should be a good and informative blog!

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  5. Nice, these kind of posts might come in handy for my biology lessons ^^

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  6. Hm im not the doctor-type, dont know much :P

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  7. to be honest I don't know a thing about it :D

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  8. Not a whole Hell of a lot, other than the Mesothelioma commercials I see on tv, lol. Thanks for the comment!

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  9. as a smoker lung cancer, this scares the hell out me hopefullly its help me to quit, great info post many thanks

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  10. Haha my old school was full of it when i went to uni the eventualyl shut it down!

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  11. better make sure to NOT get this.

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  12. I didn't know the name of the cancer that was caused by being near asbestos! Now I know :D

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  13. interesting, good luck for the blog

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  14. I knew someone who suffered from this.

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  15. I remember the constant commercials for lawyers about this

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  16. I know that asbestos is the cause, and it's one hell of a problem :(

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  17. I knew that asbestos was dangerous, but I didn't know what it caused. Now I do.

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  18. All I know is that apparently lawyers can make money off it because they run so many ads focusing on it

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  19. my granddad died of complications stemming from a surgery intended to treat his mesothelioma. he smoked cigarettes every day for nearly 45 years, don't smoke!

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  20. my grandma has lung cancer :/

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  21. I've heard so many commercials for mesothelioma... lol

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  22. i used to do a lot of work in the ceilings of my high school for the theater department. so much asbestos up there. so id imagine sometime in the future ill learn a lot about this nasty nasty cancer.

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  23. Pretty good introduction dude. I should learn more about this stuff.

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  24. I am studying Respiratory Therapy at the moment so this is relative to my interests!
    Followed!

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  25. nothing until just now. i look forward to your future posts

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  26. Kewl story, bra! waiting for updates from you

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  27. Yeah, I knew it was caused by asbestos.

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  28. ew...that picture just grosses me out

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  29. That looks extremely painful and unpleasant...

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  30. I dont know much. So what is asbestos?

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  31. thanks for this, I'd like to know more about Mesothelioma

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  32. Interesting information! I don't know anything about mesothelioma other than what I hear on commercials

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  34. shoot it with laz0rs and radiaton

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  35. Just studied mesothelioma, a really fucked up cancer. Suffocating is terrible.

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  36. I have always heard about this, but never knew what it was. Thanks for clearing that up.

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  37. Yeah, I see some ads on the TV talking about this stuff. Lots of people must be affected by this cancer for them to advertise so much.

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  38. NOOO THIS IS SCARY You can't breath!!

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