What is Mesothelioma?


Mesothelioma is a very rare form of "cancer" that develops from cells of the mesothelium, the protective line that covers many of the internal organs of the body. Mesothelioma is most commonly caused by exposure to asbestos.The most common anatomical site for Mesothelioma is the pleura (the outer lining of the lungs and internal chest wall), but it can also arise in the peritoneum (the lining of the abdominal cavity), the pericardium (the sac that surrounds the heart),or the tunica vaginalis (a sac that surrounds the testis).

"Mesothelioma" is develop in that people who work in the Mining industry of  Mining working process where only available Asbestos fibers, and also infected with airborne Asbestos dust and fiber
Washing the clothes of people who play with Asbestos for 8-12 hours.they are also risk to Mesothelioma.

Signs and Symptoms of Mesothelioma

  • Shortness of breath due to pleural effusion.(a fluid which found between the chest wall and Lung)
  • Chest wall pain and constitutional signs such as unexplained weight loss.


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