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					Mesothelioma Fact

Mesothelioma Fact , Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that occurs in the thin
tissue that lines most of the internal organs. Asbestos is the cause of about 90 percent
of all mesothelioma cases. Asbestos is a mineral found in the neighborhood. Asbestos
fibers are strong and resistant to heat makes it very useful to be applied to a variety of
needs. People who work in environments polluted many asbestos fibers have a greater
risk of exposure mesothelioma.

When asbestos split, asbestos dust is formed. If dust is inhaled or swallowed asbestos
fibers will then settle in the lungs or in the stomach and can cause irritation that causes
mesothelioma.

Some people who over many years exposed to asbestos pollution can not
have mesothelioma, while others the opposite. This indicates that other factors may be
related, namely the hereditary factors do you have a family history of cancer in some
people is a condition that increases the risk.

Risk factors that may increase the risk of mesothelioma such as:
• Exposure to asbestos fiber dust pollution
• Living with someone who works in an environment with asbestos (the asbestos fibers
are attached to their clothing or skin)
• Smoking
• SV40 virus is found in many primates
• X-ray radiation
• Family history with mesothelioma

Many people who experienced mesothelioma exposed to asbestos fibers while
working at places such as:
• Mine
• Factory worker
• Manufacturing of electronic components
• Construction of rail
• Shipbuilding
• Construction workers
• Mechanics

Prevention :
• Beware if you work in an environment with asbestos
• Follow standard safety regulations
• Do not use objects that contain asbestos in your neighborhood

				
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