Be Careful! Here is How people Contract Mesothelioma Cancer while at work: Cancer has been ranked as one of the deadliest diseases in the world. It has claimed the lives of many innocent people across Africa and the world at large. However, most countries are yet to declare cancer as a national disaster. Here in Kenya, the situation is not good either. We have lost many to cancer and are still loosing more. This article is meant to create more awareness of a dangerous type of cancer known as the Mesothelioma cancer. Here is everything you need to know about it.
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops from the thin tissue layers that cover a good number of Internal organs of our bodies. This cancer has been found to be more dominant in Lungs and around the chest area. In some cases, it might also affect the abdomen as well as the heart.
What are the symptoms of Mesothelioma Cancer:
1. General Weight loss.
2.Severe coughing especially at night.
4.Shortness of breath.
6.Fluids around the lung.
Be Careful! Here is How people Contract Mesothelioma Cancer while at work:
Several work stations have been linked to their workers contracting the disease while at work. More than 80% of the Mesothelioma cases have been caused by exposure to asbestos at work. High rates of disease occur in people who mine asbestos, work in Asbestos factories or work with products that are linked to Asbestos in one way or the other.
Similarly, those living in buildings built by Asbestos are at a higher risk of contracting the cancer disease. Also, washing clothes of someone who has worked in an Asbestos industry increases the chances of you contracting the disease.
The disease has grown to be very resistant to radiation and Chemotherapy treatment. However, the two, together with surgery remain some of the treatment methods of the Mesothelioma cancer.
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