Mesothelioma Cancer Symptoms and Survival Rate.
Mesothelioma Cancer Symptoms and Survival Rate. What is mesothelioma. The question arises in every mind is that What is mesothelioma. So basically, mesothelioma cancer arrives from the word mesothelium. Mesothelium is a thin layer of tissues that surrounds most of the internal organs of the body. When defects occur in the lining of these organs and cause disease then this problem is called mesothelioma cancer. In most people, the lining of the lungs and chest wall are more affected (pleural mesothelioma). The area which is less commonly affected is lining of the abdomen (peritoneal mesothelioma) and which rarely affected are the sac surround the heart and testis.
Every type of mesothelioma cancer is a very serious, rare, aggressive and deadliest form of cancer. The mesothelioma cancer may diagnose at the last stage. In simple words mesothelioma cancer describes as the development of malignant or cancerous cells in the mesothelium, the layer which protects many internal organs. This disease develop slowly in the human body and keep destroying the lining of mesothelium. The mesothelioma symptoms shows slowly even within 30 to 40 years. The mesothelioma symptoms include shortness of breath just because of fluid that surrounds the lungs (pleural mesothelioma) symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma include swollen abdomen. Other mesothelioma symptoms involve cough chest wall pain due to fluid, weight loss and felling tired.
According to research in 2015, more then 60,000 people were affected from mesothelioma cancer or asbestos mesothelioma (mesothelioma cancer caused by asbestos) and more then 32,000 were died due to this cancer. But it vary from area to area , country to country. Such as mesothelioma cancer rates are higher in countries like Australia, U.K (the United Kingdom) but on the other hand it lowers in China and Japan. It is estimated that 3,000 people affected by mesothelioma cancer per year in the United States. Risk of mesothelioma cancer have larger since 1950. The patient typically diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer after the age of 65 and most of them died when they reach at the age of 70. Because in asbestos cancer most of the patients will survive only 5 to 6 years.
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