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What is Mesothelioma It is a rare, form of cancer, that develops, from the protective lining, that covers, many of the body's internal organs, the mesothelium. It is usually caused by exposure to asbestos. It's most common site, is the pleura, (outer lining of the lungs and internal chest wall), it may also occur, in the peritoneum, (the lining, of the abdominal cavity), the pericardium, (a sac, that surrounds the heart), or the tunica vaginalis, (a sac, that surrounds the testis). Most people who develop mesothelioma cancer, have worked on jobs where, they inhaled asbestos, and glass particles, or they have been exposed, to asbestos dust, and fiber, in other ways. It has also been suggested, that washing the clothes of a family member, who worked with asbestos, or glass, can put a person at risk for developing mesothelioma cancer. Those who have been exposed to asbestos, utilize asbestos attorneys to collect damages for mesothelioma law suits Related Articles - cancer awareness, mesothelioma, Email this Article to a Friend! Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!Subscribe for free today!
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