A type of cancer that develops in the peritoneum (lining of the abdomen). It is often caused by inhalation of microscopic asbestos fibers. Peritoneal mesothelioma is the second most common form of mesothelioma – first being pleural mesothelioma – and accounts for 20-25% overall cases of mesothelioma. Life expectancy of this form of cancers is…

 

Mesothelioma prognosis is often poor. Why? Because the symptoms of mesothelioma are often confused with minor ailments, such as headache, vomiting, nausea, etc. Furthermore, an extremely late detection of this fatal disease makes it even more difficult to cure, as it has already spread to the other parts of the body. And this is the…