Mesothelioma is a serious cancer and asbestos is the main cause. During 1940 and 1950 community constructions used asbestos as the best thing that could happen after cement for the construction industry. Asbestos has been widely applied in insulating and ceiling tiles in homes, schools, and factories because of a high degree of stability and resistance to very high temperatures. Nonetheless, asbestos is capable of causing damage, contaminating. It tends to break into small pieces and stay in the air for long periods of time. For the individual who is coming in contact with it, becomes susceptible to the serious disease of lung cancer or mesothelioma lung cancer.
What are types of mesothelioma? Mesothelioma’s name, asbestos-related cancer, gets its name from the mesothelial cells that are responsible for protecting and allowing easy movement of our vital organs like the lungs, heart, and abdomen in the body. Mesothelioma is usually of three types, pleural mesothelioma, peritoneal mesothelioma and pericardial mesothelioma. If a person is suffering from hoarseness, difficulty breathing, weight loss, cough, blood in sputum, chest pain, muscle weakness, reduced tactile sensitivity, he may be suffering from pleural mesothelioma or cancer of the mucous membrane lungs. This is the most common type of mesothelioma and nearly two-thirds of mesothelioma patients suffer from pleural mesothelioma. Peritoneal mesothelioma or cancer of the lining of the abdomen causes impaired bowel movement, bloating, swelling of the feet and nausea.
This is less common in patients with mesothelioma and affects one-third of mesothelioma patients. Pericardial mesothelioma is cancer of the inner lining of the heart. It is also due to the fact that exposure to asbestos. However, its prevalence is rare. Pericardial mesothelioma manifested in the form of chest pain, palpitations, and coughing. Mesothelioma Prosecution : The dangerous consequences of long-term contact with asbestos and its links to mesothelioma cancer has led to several lawsuits against manufacturers. The factory was claimed by the lawyers that they were aware of the extent to cause damage effects of asbestos exposure and yet persisted in its use for profit reasons. That’s why juries have ordered stringent rewards in many mesotheliomas and asbestos-related lawsuits