Wellness Diseases Cancer Mesothelioma

Why has not asbestos been banned yet?

Despite hard evidence showing that there is no safe level of exposure to the toxin, and repeated attempts to ban it, efforts to combat asbestos have always found obstacles in their way. Sixty countries have banned asbestos, but not the United States. Why?

Chemotherapy drugs for Mesothelioma

In this article, we will go deeper into the study of mesothelioma treatments, which often include one or more drugs aimed at stopping the spread of cancer and shrinking tumors. The combination of several anti-cancer drugs has indeed paid off, improving the degree of survival expectancy for many people with mesothelioma. Over time, many types… Continue reading Chemotherapy drugs for Mesothelioma

Symptoms of mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops in that outer lining of some organs of the body, mainly linked to exposure to asbestos, a group of minerals made of microscopic fibres that used to be widely used in construction. These tiny fibres can easily get in the lungs, where they get stuck, damaging the… Continue reading Symptoms of mesothelioma

Mesothelioma: a deeper understanding of current treatments

The most common mesothelioma treatments are a mix of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. With special support treatments, it is possible to improve the quality of life. We try to understand where we are with possible therapies.