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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:48:57 -0500Introduction to the dangers of asbestos. Be aware of what asbestos is composed of and how it can harm our lungs, thus giving us lung cancer over time.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:43:49 -0600A rare type of cancer that affects the lungs is called mesothelioma, the reason behind this disease is asbestos exposure. Asbestos is a silicate mineral which is used in various industries such as the construction industry, tyre industry and some others. This illness is commonly found in the workers who are related to the mentioned industries.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:42:35 -0600Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that starts off in the lungs. Due to lack of knowledge, many of us are not aware of how serious it is. Show your support with awareness bracelets!
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:16:41 -0500Potential health impact of smog could be much greater than SARS, expert says. A type of lung cancer reported to be increasing in Beijing has been linked to worsening air quality, with an expert warning that the potential health impact could be much greater than the SARS epidemic in 2003.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:47:41 -0500Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that occurs in the lining of the body's internal organs, a thin layer of cells known as the mesothelium. While very thin, this layer of cells is vitally important to organ function and the health of the inner body structures. There are three recognized types of mesothelioma.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:10:52 -0500Mesothelioma surgery is very expensive and is normally used as a last resort. Most insurance companies are not willing to pay the full cost of these procedures leaving patients with unimaginable choices for themselves and for their families. This is the time when many patients decide to consult with attorneys to determine exactly what their legal rights are if they have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:18:05 -0500Mesothelioma is a cancer that is closely associated to exposure to asbestos fibers, either through work-related exposure or through close association to someone who is exposed to asbestos. The two most common forms of mesothelioma are pleural and abdominal mesothelioma. Unfortunately, many people are diagnosed in the late stages of the illness, resulting in a poor mesothelioma prognosis, particularly if diagnosed in stage three or four of the illness.
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:30:23 -0500Lung cancer remains to be one of the most common cancers being diagnosed. In the US, it is second only to prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women.
Tue, 19 May 2015 06:04:29 -0500Hospitals all over the country offer lung cancer screening, but not everyone should be tested. Learn what you need to know, according to the CDC, about the benefits and risks of getting tested.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:33:36 -0500The following is the odd and fantastic folklore surrounding asbestos. This is a seemingly boring topic that turned out to have a lot of depth to it. The oral tradition of asbestos is varied and spans several cultures; ranging from literally monstrous to thoroughly amusing in their tonality.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:49:24 -0600Lung Cancer is the most fatal and responsible for the most number of deaths among all cancers. But thankfully, it is not beyond treatment, especially in its earlier stages. The best type of Lung Cancer Treatment depends on the stage and nature of the cancer.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:09:03 -0600How it seems that cancer cells can lie dormant for many years and then come alive with a high stress event happens. There are many examples of this that I have seen.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:05:33 -0600Everyone tells you that smoking will lead to lung cancer. How much of it is true? Will it even help to quit now if you have been smoking for years? Find out.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:09:05 -0600Mesothelioma is a rare form of lung cancer. It is caused as a result of prolonged exposure to asbestos, a fibrous silicate mineral. This illness is dominant in factory workers where asbestos is used in the manufacturing processes.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:45:31 -0500Suffering as a result of someone else's mistakes and carelessness can be tormenting. This is especially considering that some of the effects are irreversible and they can change your life completely. The least that you can do is seeking compensation. Compensation claims might not reverse your condition completely. However, they can at least help pay up for medical treatment you deserve after the mishap. Also, if the mishap leaves you a cripple unable to work for a regular income, the compensation money can help cover up day-to-day expenses partially.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:58:07 -0500One of modern-day's living nightmares - LUNG CANCER - is nothing more than an assassin among a larger group of killers. However, what causes the disease may be affected by the lifestyle habits of the many who are diagnosed with it.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:32:43 -0500Since 1975, lung cancer cases among women have risen 73% - while during the same period, cases for men are down 47%. What are the reasons behind these new figures?
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:30:55 -0500The cancer charity - Cancer Research UK, said the number of females diagnosed with lung cancer has risen 97% since 1975. Does this startling figure show cancer awareness is not working?
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:59:46 -0500Although lung cancer is still seen to be a major challenge in the U.K. - the one-year survival rates does seem to be improving. However, still a lot more work needs to be done before it can be said that lung cancer is no longer a problem in the 21st Century.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:44:15 -0500When stage 4 lung cancer has been diagnosed, the out-look (prognosis [life-expectancy]) for a patient can only be considered poor. However, as with most things in life, although this does seem to be a general rule-of-thumb, each individual case must be evaluated separately.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:32:34 -0500When a patient is diagnosed with lung cancer, the first thing a doctor will explain is the staging of the disease. However, many newly diagnosed patients rarely understand the full implications of that staging. Here we will explain a little about the implications of a stage IV diagnosis, and what it can actually mean for a patient.
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:13:55 -0500Everyone knows that smoking is bad for the health; however, many do not realize that inhaling the smoke is also just as unhealthy. What you need to know is more frightening than you may think!
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:02:55 -0600Today, both Sonodynamic Therapy (SDT) and Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) are combined to create Sonophotodynamic Therapy (SPDT). SPDT is seen as a successful cancer treatment in China.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:28:51 -0600It is well known that lung cancer can exist in the body for many years before any symptoms begin to show. However, an often asked question is whether an actual tumor can lay dormant for many years too.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:13:45 -0600When frequent chest pains become apparent, a great cause for concern should be taken. Not only do chest pains indicate health problems in general; like the heart, but also there may be a problem with the lungs too.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:16:27 -0600Long term exposure to asbestos dust is known to be life-threatening; however, when asbestos is found in the house (usually on a make-over project) many people do not know what to do. Remove it themselves, or call in the professionals?
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:26:40 -0600When lung cancer is first diagnosed - tests usually proceed to confirm not just the stage at which the cancer is at, but also to distinguish between whether the cancer is benign or malignant. However, many people tend to get confused when the words "benign" and "malignant are used." Is one more serious than the other?
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:21:37 -0600Many people have not even heard of black lung. However, it is a serious disease that kills many of those connected to the coal mining industry. Are you suffering from it?
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:06:00 -0600Although not known to many, black lung is a serious disease that affects a large part of the mining community around the world - past and present. Serious? Like any other life-threatening disease that affect the lungs. Mortal? YES!
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:56:32 -0600Interesting information on how asbestos was used in gas masks during World War II. Unfortunately not only the people using these types of masks during World War II were exposed, people far beyond and possibly up to recent times could have breathed in the deadly asbestos fibres. Even children where these masks may have been used as props in school history lessons.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:25:58 -0600All stages of lung cancer are potentially dangerous; however, as the later stages (III and IV) are reached, the danger level is increased. Stages III and IV both mean a critical life threatening moment has arrived for the sufferer, together with the probability of a tragic ending on the horizon for many.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:49:11 -0600Millions of people around the world have been exposed to deadly chemicals. Some of these can cause no major issues at first. That's the case with asbestos, as millions of people worked with, lived under, and even had some of the items fall on them without any danger.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:11:51 -0600You will not be able to find the right course of treatment for lung cancer until you have been diagnosed, and the type of lung cancer you have has been identified. Many people think of lung cancer as being one condition, but there are actually more than one varieties of this serious medical condition.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:24:22 -0600This is a tough question to answer. The doctors do not completely deny its complete cure, however answering straightaway to 'yes' or 'no' becomes a difficult task for them. This is because there are many reasons linked with it. An honest reaction demands a justified and thorough explanation.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:08:19 -0600Whether lung cancer is operable or not, may well depend upon the circumstances of the patient involved; however, when this option is not available, other treatments may well be offered. Many factors must be taken into consideration before any treatment or operation can take place, as either may have an important bearing on the prognosis of the patient.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:18:45 -0600You must have surely heard the saying 'health is wealth.' With the increasing inflation, the stress in our lives is also increasing. It is extremely important to safeguard our health against diseases. Whenever anyone hears the word 'cancer' it brings a very negative impact on the person as medical science is yet to find a permanent cure for this rapidly spreading disease.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:31:35 -0600Thanks to the increase in air pollution, people across the world have seen a huge percentage of increase in lung cancer. Doctors and pharmacists across the world have been on a look out to find new ways and means to treat and cure lung cancer. With the advancement of medical science, there are lots of over the counter medications available to treat this deadly disease.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:49:41 -0500What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer in which malignant cells are found in the sac lining of the chest or abdomen. Especially people who are diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma in this work that breathing asbestos.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:03:30 -0500When a lung crisis has gone so far that conventional treatments no longer seem to work, the only viable option may be to have the lung removed. Drastic as this may seem, life for many can continue for a reasonable amount of time afterwards; although, this may well depend on the reason why the lung was removed in the first place.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:38:19 -0500Some 25% of all lung cancer sufferers tend to show no signs at all of having the disease present, meaning that when it is eventually discovered, it is usually found to be in a late stage. Because of this late stage discovery, other organs in the body have also usually been damaged, resulting in something that is often permanent.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 07:53:50 -0500Chemotherapy was initially invented during the Second World War as a one chemical war-fare weapon. Today chemotherapy has grown into a 100 plus chemical agent that is considered to be the most powerful weapon in use against cancer.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:02:16 -0500There are two main types of lung cancer. The more common non-small cell lung cancer, and the faster growing small cell lung cancer which affects only a minority of lung cancer patients, but where between 60 - 70% of patients diagnosed are already in a late stage. Because of this late stage diagnosis, treating the disease is usually very difficult.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:00:18 -0500There are two types of radiation therapy used to treat lung cancer - external beam radiation therapy, and internal beam radiation therapy (brychytherapy). Both have their benefits for lung cancer patients, but they also have their side-effects too.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:35:11 -0500Over the last 40 years, lung cancer research has had more funding available to it than any other type of cancer, resulting in a progressive advancement in both the understanding of the disease, and the treatment of it. Modern-day treatment plans have come along way; however, they still fall short of what is needed to completely cure the lung cancer suffering that is produced on a daily basis.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:48:49 -0500After lung cancer has been diagnosed, walking it alone may be the most difficult thing in the world to do; however, understanding more about the disease may actually help one cope. Friends and family may be on-hand, but there is only one person in the battle: It is YOUR fight!
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:20:03 -0500It is a sad fact for any sufferer of the disease, that lung cancer is not usually diagnosed until late stage, thus making it more difficult to treat than early stage diagnosis, and only offering a low survival rate for the patient. Despite recent advances in lung cancer treatments, the survival rate for late stage diagnosis is still only considered to be less than a year.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:54:03 -0500Many lung cancer symptoms tend to get overlooked by unsuspecting sufferers, usually by being put down to either the side-effects or after-effects of another illness. However, when certain symptoms become prolonged, a quick trip to the doctors is advised.
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:40:24 -0500After being diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer, it is not uncommon to ask what prognosis (life expectancy) can be expected. Prognosis can depend on many factors; including being either male or female can make a big difference.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 19:35:58 -0500To get a better idea of the prognosis (life expectancy), and the treatment that may be offered for a non-small cell lung cancer patient, it is important to understand the difference among the various stages of the disease. About 30% of patients are diagnosed while the disease is either at Stage 1 or Stage 2 of it cycle.
Fri, 17 May 2013 08:48:30 -0500Mesothelium is a type of tissue lining the lungs, stomach, heart and other vital organs. Once these tissues are exposed to risk factors, specifically asbestos, an individual becomes susceptible to a rare type of cancer we call mesothelioma cancer.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:41:22 -0500This article provides readers with the basic information they need to know to become aware of mesothelioma, its symptoms and causes. Read on and find out more about this disease.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:44:07 -0600The main purpose for this focus is the fact that this is a difficult cancer to treat. There are a few different ways in which the medical fraternity addresses it.
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:58:10 -0600If someone is in the unfortunate position to be suffering from mesothelioma cancer they are likely to be offered a choice of treatments, which will be dependent on several factors relating to the patients age and general health, the stage of the disease, and the particular area of the cancer. Basically, there are three main types of mesothelioma cancer treatments offered to the patient: Chemotherapy: If the chosen course of action is chemotherapy then this relies on using high-strength drugs in an attempt to kill off the cancerous cells. Chemotherapy is administrated via a...
Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:35:14 -0600Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. While reports of cases have increased in the last 20 years, it still remains an aggressive cancer with little chance of cure and a low survival rate.
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:21:48 -0600Pericardial mesothelioma is a dangerous heart condition which comes from cancerous cells accumulating on the lining of the heart. Comparable to pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma, this is a deadly health problem due to the significance of the area on which it develops.
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:55:30 -0500The prolonged inhalation of asbestos fibers can cause serious illnesses including malicious lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis (a type of pneumoconiosis). One can't tell whether a material contains asbestos simply by looking at it, unless it is labeled. If in doubt, treat the material as if it contains asbestos or have it sampled and analyzed by a qualified professional. A professional should take samples for analysis, since a professional knows what to look for, and because there may be an increased health risk if fibers are released.
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 16:36:05 -0500Results from three recent genome-sequencing trials have provided a revolutionary insight into the deadly disease. Lung cancer is responsible for more deaths than any other form of the disease. Fewer than 20% of the 1.6 million cases diagnosed across the globe every year are still alive five years later.
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:29:17 -0500Glandular tissue cancer is a type of adencarcinoma, and can affect different parts of the body. Such affected regions in the body include the stomach, the breasts, the colon, cervix, prostate and pancreas just to name a few. One particularly common type of glandular cancer is adenocarcinoma of the lung.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:26:38 -0500The article covers everything you need to know about mesothelioma. Types, symptoms, diagnosis and how after diagnosis a compensation claim should be filed.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:59:05 -0500Understanding the different stages of non-small cell lung cancer is very important; both to get a better idea as to the prognosis of a patient (life expectancy), and to the type of treatment that a patient can expect to be offered. About 30% of patients diagnosed with non-small lung cancer are diagnosed while the disease is still at either Stage 1, or Stage 2.
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 15:35:37 -0500Before treatment can be carried out for lung cancer, a staging of the disease must first be diagnosed. Depending on the stage of cancer, will depend on the type of treatment a patient is offered.
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:05:11 -0500Did you know that the symptoms of mesothelioma may not arise for 20 to 50 years after exposure? They may also mimic symptoms of other, less serious illnesses. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of pleural, peritoneal and pericardial mesothelioma so you can seek immediate medical treatment.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 16:10:19 -0500Early detection of the fatal and incurable mesothelioma and the subsequent provision of radiation, surgical and palliative asbestosis treatments are known to help a patient to have the best possible chance to extend and improve the quality of life remaining. Crucial to the process is the use of body scanning technologies, ranging from X-rays, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), CT (computed tomography) or CAT scans, and the more advanced PET/CT (positron emission tomography and computerized tomography). The long gestation period of up to 50 years from first asbestos...
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 15:00:30 -0500The World Health Organization reports that more than one million people die of lung cancer every year. Unfortunately for many, this is a figure that is not on the decrease, but a figure that has sharply risen over the last decade.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:09:49 -0500One of the most worrying things about lung cancer is that there is always the possibility of a recurrence, even after a patient has been successfully treated. Genetic changes in a patient's body can easily lead to the disease affecting nearby cells and tissues, resulting in the possibility that one day it may decide to come back.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:25:02 -0500Although very similar, there are distinct differences between Lung Cancer and Lymphoma. Both cancers affect the lungs, and both are considered life threatening.
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 12:38:50 -0500There seems to be some confusion to the meaning of the word "remission," when it is referred to by a doctor. It is a word that is frequently used when talking about the prognosis of a lung cancer patient, and a word that very often gets misinterpreted.
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:44:20 -0500Asbestos related lung disease occurs through airborne exposure. The greater your exposure is to asbestos containing materials the greater your chances are of becoming afflicted with an asbestos related illness. Other documented health risks, such as smoking, also increases these chances.
Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:48:12 -0500After lung cancer has been diagnosed and treatment has started, the battle for survival has only just begun. Although about 50% of lung cancer patients will be cured in the short-term, many may fall prey again to a recurrence of the disease which can shorten their prognosis (life expectancy) even further.
Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:27:45 -0500Despite a three year period allowed for entering a claim for mesothelioma compensation, delay can often occur until a confirmed diagnosis then reveals the disease has spread to an advanced stage. There are a number of reasons for not recognising the appearance of the first signs of mesothelioma or asbestosis symptoms.
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 07:44:56 -0500Success for mesothelioma victims and their families in obtaining justice and their rightful entitlement to mesothelioma compensation can often be a long process requiring many different factors to be carefully considered when determining exact cause and liability as a consequence of asbestos exposure and the contracting of an asbestosis disease. There is, invariably, a considerable amount of background work which needs to be carried out by a highly experienced and specialist asbestosis lawyer and when a final resolution is arrived at in a long running mesothelioma claim case, it is often as...
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:50:19 -0500Many people may be aware of what causes lung cancer, although not many actually know what it is. Usually when lung cancer is diagnosed, it has been slowly growing in the body for many years.
Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:06:24 -0500Most cases of lung cancer are diagnosed when the disease is in its later stages. This is usually attributed to either the diseases early warning signs being put down to other illnesses, or simply being overlooked all together. The process of diagnosis is formed in various different stages.
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:23:54 -0500Asbestos related lung cancer now makes up for 1% of all cancer related deaths worldwide. Although today there is more public awareness to the detrimental effects of asbestos dust, it is still considered to be a major problem.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:27:20 -0500Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer in which malignant (cancerous) cells are found in the mesothelium, a protective sac that covers most of the body's internal organs. Each year, more than 2,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed within the United States, many of which end up being terminal.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:26:43 -0500Canada has, for a long time, been one of the leading producers of asbestos which has now come under extreme scrutiny. For the first time in over 100 years, one of the world's top producers of mesothelioma-causing asbestos has stopped production at its two remaining asbestos mines because of money and logistical problems.
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 13:42:39 -0500When most people think of lung cancer, they only think of the lungs as being affected. However, depending on the type of lung cancer a patient is diagnosed with, will often determine which other organs may be affected too.
Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:25:44 -0500Lung cancer is cancer than begins in one or both of the lungs. It is the leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the united states. Lung cancer is mostly the disease of the elderly because it develops over a period of time. Smokers are at the greatest risk of getting lung cancer.
Tue, 17 Jul 2012 10:26:52 -0500Information regarding lung cancer can sometimes be difficult to understand, why one person will develop one type of cancer, and another person will develop another type. The problem is, that there are many different types of lung cancer, all which affect patients in different ways.
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 11:19:57 -0500Smoking is on the rise with an estimated 1.3 billion smokers worldwide, and it is estimated that by the year 2025, this figure will have risen to a staggering 1.7 billion. Bringing with it an estimated mortality rate of some ten million smokers worldwide every year. Smoking is now one of the worlds leading modern-day killers!
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:45:48 -0500Of all the people in the world who develop lung cancer, between 10% and 20% of them are actually non-smokers, showing the myth believed by many that smoking is the only cause of the disease, not to be true. Many different things can contribute to the development of lung cancer, although there are certain things that a person can do to either prevent or reduce the risks of developing the disease.
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:45:34 -0500When most people are diagnosed with lung cancer, the disease is usually found to be in Stage 4 of its progressive cycle. That is to say, over 40% of all lung cancer patients diagnosed with the disease, are in the last and most dangerous stage of the cancer.
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:50:06 -0500Some 25% of all lung cancer sufferers show no signs of developing the disease at all, where the cancer is only discovered when a routine chest x-ray is carried out. As for the remaining 75% of sufferers, some may show apparent signs of lung cancer, ranging from moderate to more severe.
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:48:14 -0500Smoking is the leading cause of chronic lung cancer, a factor that also contributes to bladder, pancreas, and kidney disease. It is also a disease that takes many years to develop in the body and kills one in every two smokers.
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:05:06 -0500Once spread to the lungs, asbestos caused melanoma cancer can be extremely difficult to treat. Although today, there exists three different options available for the treatment of this type of cancer.
Tue, 26 Jun 2012 12:41:29 -0500The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimate that there are still some four million properties around the UK, which are likely to contain hidden asbestos materials, and often encountered in a friable (fragile and disintegrating) condition. Any attempt to remove can result in fibres becoming airborne and inhaled by anyone in close proximity, from home owner or tenant, company employee to public visitors, as well as building and demolition workers. It is frequently reported that still far too many firms seem to possess little or no asbestos awareness or training to correctly deal with the potential health...
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 15:42:09 -0500Asbestos poisoning is considered at cause for a wide range of ailments, specifically several cancers of the lung. People who has been poisoned in this manner may be entitled to legal compensation for the illnesses from which they suffer, is they can prove that prolonged exposure to asbestos is responsible for their health conditions. in this article we'll discuss asbestos, how it poisons people, and what is being done to stop the spread of disease.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 13:37:42 -0500Chemotherapy, also referred to as systemic therapy, includes oral and intravenous cytotoxic (cell-killing) medications to kill the cancerous cells. These drugs kill both cancerous as well as healthy cells. Some of the most commonly used chemotherapy drugs to treat mesothelioma are cisplatin and pemetrexed.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 10:14:38 -0500Recognizing the early warning signs of lung cancer is very important, as most sufferers when first diagnosed with the disease are already in an advanced stage. Signs of the disease can be both obvious or more subtle, with the latter usually giving the sufferer no immediate signs for concern.
Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:11:12 -0500Asbestos is a material that has been mined and used for many years. It was used mainly in the construction industry. This is until ailments related to this element became evident. The first case was as far back as 1964. The microscopic fibers that make up this element are inhaled from the air as dust. This eventually accumulates in the lungs resulting in the asbestos exposure symptoms.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 13:41:13 -0500In your home, you feel safe and secure. You devise measures to ensure that your family is living in a protected living environment. But maybe the villain isn't outside your house's walls, but within it. Have you checked your home for asbestos, the hidden killer in your home?
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:00:53 -0500Statistics from 2007-2012 showed us that approximately 40,000 people were diagnosed each and every year, with an actual slight increase in the numbers over this period of time. To this end, a number or causes and risk factors have been identified and are widely proven to be the primary causes of lung cancers...
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:46:11 -0500In just the UK, a staggering 1 in every 14 people will suffer from lung cancer during their lifetime. Unfortunately, lung cancer does not have a great survival rate and one of the biggest reasons is because often diagnosis happens in the latter stages of the disease. Let's talk about the most common symptoms to be aware of...
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:07:27 -0500Consuming a health conscious diet that consists of all the necessary nutrients the human body needs can be an overwhelming challenge in general. However, people who suffer from mesothelioma and other types of cancer may find it even more difficult to adhere to a healthy diet plan.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:44:57 -0500Assessing a case of lung cancer via staging is a crucial part of the diagnosis in any case. Applying a 'stage' can be seen as a label for how far the cancer in question has spread from its original location. Here we explain the stages in a basic overview.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:04:07 -0500Being diagnosed with any kind of cancer generates considerable emotional hardship for the sufferer and their loved ones, especially so in the case of lung cancer. This is a basic guide to living with lung cancer.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:02:19 -0500It is important that if you or someone you know is suffering from lung cancer, you are aware of the different treatment options available and which ones are the most effective. There are a number of options and we're going to discuss these here.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 11:41:27 -0500Lung cancer, one of the most prevalent and potentially the deadliest cancers in the world, is a disease of the lung tissue. Cancer is a disease that can begin in virtually any organ tissue of the body, here's what you should know.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:38:18 -0500Voting for or against amendments to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill has begun in Parliament. Included, are those provisions in personal injury awards, and changes affecting payments for mesothelioma compensation, as part of government measures to save ?350 million a year and also speed up legal proceedings.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:33:36 -0500Latest advances in the development of combined surgical, radiotherapy and palliative procedures used in the treatment of mesothelioma have helped to increase individual patient longevity by several months and even 1-2 years are not unknown in specific instances. However, a complete cure for the deadly asbestosis cancer has yet to be fully realised.