How to Recognize Mesothelioma Symptoms

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer usually caused by exposure to asbestos.  There are four types of mesothelioma. Pleural mesothelioma affects the lungs and is the most common type of malignant mesothelioma, accounting for about 75 percent of cases. But mesothelioma also affects the abdomen, testicles, and heart. The disease can take 20 to 50 years to manifest.

Learn more about the different types of mesothelioma here.

This Howcast video shared in February 2011, shows how to recognize possible symptoms of mesothelioma.  The animation also takes us step-by-step from assessment of mesothelioma to getting treatment.

Discover more about the symptoms of mesothelioma here.

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