ALL ABOUT MESOTHELIOMA (ASBESTOS CANCER).
Introduction to mesothelioma cancerIt is generally considered that the main reason of mesothelioma cancer is exposure to asbestos. But there is another point of view. Russian representatives diclared that there is no evident correletion between asbestos exposure and mesothelioma and the problem of mesothelioma cancer has not only medical but also business aspects.
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All sound logical, but there is the reverse of the medal. Russia, the world's leading producer of asbestos, has direct opposite opinion on asbestos danger. "It's just a PR campaign when they say that asbestos can kill," said V.Ivanov, president of the Russian Asbestos Association.
Y.Kovalevsky, the member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, said: "For the general population, there aren't significant risks... I haven't seen a single scientific study that shows the need for a asbestos forbidding."
It is evident that the problem of mesothelioma cancer has not only medical but also business aspects. Asbestos industry is huge business. There are thousands of products containing asbestos around us. And so, from one side Russian doesn't want to loose huge asbestos market and will try to prove that there is no correlation between asbestos exposure and mesothelioma cancer. From other side there are many companies developing new materials alternative to asbestos and they will try to force out asbestos containing materials from the market.
Meanwhile, the disease called mesothelioma or asbestos cancer exists and unfortunately many people suffer from this disease. Therefore you have to know as much as possible about mesothelioma and we hope this site will give answers to some of your questions.
Types of Mesothelioma cancer
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The main problem is that mesothelioma symptoms may not appear until last stages of diseas. Mesothelioma symptoms include: pain in the chest, breath shortness, weight loss, bowel obstruction, anemia. If the cancer has spread to other parts of the body beyond the mesothelium, symptoms of the mesothelioma may often include heavy swallowing, or swelling of the face and neck
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Mesothelioma treatment depends onthe stage ofthe disease, cancer location, age of the patien and more.
Along with traditional methods (surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and their combination), new alternative mesothelioma treatment options are developing in many medical research centers. New options include: Anti-angiogenic therapy, Immunotherapy, Photodynamic therapy, Gene therapy, Chemotherapy and drug combinations, hyperthermia and more.
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