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Men and Mesothelioma: When Dad is Diagnosed

Did you know that more men than women are affected by mesothelioma cancers? Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos, and it can take decades until symptoms begin to appear. For many individuals, it is their husband or father that is diagnosed with the disease. Asbestos is all around us....

3 Rare Types of Mesothelioma Cancer

It is not uncommon for fatal diseases to develop within the bodies of those exposed to asbestos fibers. Any exposure to asbestos is dangerous, and prolonged exposure puts individuals at higher risk for cancers like mesothelioma. Many of those who are diagnosed with the disease suffer from pleural mesothelioma, which...

Women at risk for mesothelioma from second-hand exposure

A report from Ireland discussing mesothelioma cancer in woman, points out the global reach of this disease. The most disturbing finding of the study from the National Cancer Registry, was that wives of men who worked in asbestos-using industries are at risk for developing mesothelioma. They found 90 percent of...