Friday, 30 June 2017

Mesothelioma Survival Rates -Technical Kumarji

Mesothelioma Survival Rates 

First:- what is Mesothelioma

A tumour of the tissue that lines the lungs ,stomach,heart and other body organs.

Caused by asbestos, mesothelioma has no known cure and has a very poor prognosis.

Very rare disease.





Fewer 100 cases found in one year India.(very rare)

In U.S.A 2400-2800 cases found every year.

Life expectancy:-
Life expectancy of mesothelioma patients is very poor and as there is no cure for diesiese .
It's depends upon 
1. Stage of diesiese
2.age
3.gender

Types of Mesothelioma ( survival rate discuss in another article)


Basically Mesothelioma divided into three types.

1. Pleural mesothelioma (lungs)

2.peritoneal mesothelioma (Abdomen)

3.pericardial mesothelioma (heart)

Short description of different types of Mesothelioma


1.pleural mesothelioma:-The most common type, pleural mesothelioma is caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers.

2.Peritoneal Mesothelioma:-Inhaled or swallowed asbestos fibers can become trapped in the lining of the abdomen (the peritoneum).

3.Pericardial mesothelioma:-In rare cases, asbestos fibers can get lodged in the pericardium, the lining around the heart cavity.

Symptoms of Mesothelioma


Mesothelioma symptoms can take 20-50 years to appear after the first exposure to asbestos.

Common symptoms


1. trouble breathing

2.chest pain

3.effusion in the lungs and abdomen

4.anemia

5.nausea

6. Vomiting

7. Weight loss

According to doctors this dieasse categories in 4 stages.


  one of four stages. While there are several staging systems, the TNM System — which stands for tumor, lymph nodes, and metastasis — is the most commonly used.


 In stage 1 and stage 2 mesothelioma can be treated with surgery and some effectively therepy. And in stage 3 and stage 4 mesothelioma are often treated pallivaetly .


Treating Mesothelioma

Treatment of mesothelioma is similar to other types of cancer . The most common treatments are by surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.but now mesothelioma can be treated very well with clinical studies. So mesothelioma cancer going fastly from the world.

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