What is Mesothelioma: What Causes Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the lining of the internal organs (the mesothelium).   Mesothelioma is almost always linked to direct or indirect exposure to asbestos, which is commonly used in commercial fire-proof insulation. Since most asbestos exposure occurs through inhalation, the most common area to develop mesothelioma is the pleura (outer lining of the lungs and internal chest wall). [Read more...]