Free Resources Offered by Mesothelioma-Data.com Help Victims Learn
More about Asbestos-Related Diseases
on: April 23, 2009, 4:15 am
Texas, April, 2009 -- Mesothelioma-Data.com gives visitors access
to free data and information on mesothelioma, symptoms of the disease,
and treatment options. Although access to the site's complete
resources is available online at no cost, visitors can also sign
up to receive a free information packet and DVD containing the
full data and statistics in one convenient package.
is one of the most comprehensive sources of mesothelioma information
on the Internet. The site allows individuals to browse recent
news items on mesothelioma, learn about the effects of asbestos
on human health, peruse statistics on the disease, explore useful
mesothelioma links, and make use of helpful resources pertaining
to clinical trials, compensation, and veterans issues.
is a rare form of cancer, which is caused by exposure to asbestos.
Approximately 2,000 to 3,000 new cases of the disease are diagnosed
each year in the United States.
1970 and 1990, the incidence of mesothelioma cancers increased.
Asbestos-related diseases stabilized after the 1990s, and now
appear to be decreasing. In Europe and the rest of the world,
mesothelioma rates are on the rise.
is a serious disease that is difficult to treat. By the time a
patient experiences symptoms and receives a diagnosis, the disease
is usually already in advanced stages. However, advances in technology
have helped improve prospects for patients that have been recently
cases of mesothelioma affect men aged 55 and over, and its incidence
increases with age. 75% of people diagnosed with mesothelioma
are over the age of 65. The disease affects men 5 times more often
than women, and is most common in white Americans.
affects the mesothelial cells that surround the lungs, heart,
and stomach. Symptoms of the disease include dyspnea and pleuritic
chest pain, malaise, and weight loss.
is a difficult disease to treat. In most cases surgery is not
possible because the tumor encases the lung in a large mass that
invades the fissures and spreads to the diaphragm and chest wall.
Chemotherapy and radiation have only proven helpful in rare cases.
Fortunately, many patients have recovered because of new treatment
options and earlier diagnosis.
more information about mesothelioma, call 1-800-780-2686 or visit
Mesothelioma-Data.com: Mesothelioma-Data.com provides
free resources and information to patients suffering with mesothelioma. The website has developed
a free information packet and DVD that make it easy to become
informed about the disease of mesothelioma, its symptoms, and
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