Asbestos

Asbestos is a naturally occurring silicate mineral used in many defective, dangerous and recalled products, including electrical and structural insulation and fireproofing.

Inhalation of asbestos fibers can cause serious health issues, such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer. For this reason it has been banned in the European Union and elsewhere.

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How Is Mesothelioma Treated?

There are various procedures used for the treatment of mesothelioma. The type of treatment depends on the location of the cancer, the stage of the disease, and the patient`s age and general health.