Understanding Mesothelioma and Its Staging

Understanding Mesothelioma and Its Staging

Understanding mesothelioma and its staging are important for patients affected by the disease, as well as those who love and care for them. It is a form of cancer that invades the mesothelium, which is a protective membrane that lines most of the body’s internal organs. Three out of every four cases of mesothelioma originate […]

5 Symptoms and Warning Signs of Lung Cancer

5 Symptoms and Warning Signs of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer kills approximately 1.5 million people each year. While it is a serious and potentially lethal form of cancer, the disease itself is not a definite death sentence. Those individuals who receive an early diagnosis stand a 50 percent greater chance of survival than those who go undiagnosed and untreated while their cancer metastasizes […]

Lung Cancer Topping Breast Cancer in Women

Lung Cancer Topping Breast Cancer in Women

Lung cancer is now topping breast cancer in women as the leading cause of cancer in highly developed countries. Women did not begin smoking as heavily as men until the 1980’s. Men began smoking in the 1950’s. Deaths due to lung cancer in women are just now catching up with the men as the leading […]

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