Precision Medicine Can Increase Survival in Mesothelioma Patients

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Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer that forms in the lungs or abdomen. This form of cancer is said to be caused mainly by asbestos, other causes are radiation, Carbon nanotubes or genetic factors. People who have Mesothelioma most-likely have been exposed to asbestos. Currently there is no cure for mesothelioma however there are some methods of treatment that is producing positive results.

According this article, Precision Medicine can be used increase mesothelioma survival. Other forms of Mesothelioma treatment are Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Radiation Therapy.

There are 3 types of Mesothelioma are;
Pleural Mesothelioma – this is the most common type Mesothelioma. It attacks the LUNGS and it’s caused by inhaling asbestos.

Peritoneal Mesothelioma - The inhaling or swallowing of asbestos fiber can causes harm to the ABDOMEN.

Pericardial Mesothelioma – This is form of Mesothelioma is rare, however it can occur when asbestos fibers gets lodged in the pericardium, the lining around the heart cavity.

Oncologist and Mesothelioma clinics (Cancer Centres) are where patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma can get the best treatment from specialist.



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