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76. What is ALIMTA
The generic name for ALIMTA is pemetrexed (this name is only applied if the drug is injected into the patient). ALIMTA is a chemotherapy drug that is applied to fight malignant pleural mesothelioma cancer. Chemotherapy consists of mesothelioma treatment with one or multiple anticancer drugs that kill cancerous bodies. ALIMTA works by impeding with a crucial process that enables..
77. What is Mesothelioma
What is Mesothelioma?Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs as well as the heart abdomen and other organs.  Mesothelioma is often found in individuals exposed to high levels of asbestos in the air and the average life expectancy after diagnosis has been found to be little over 1 year.  75% of Mesothelioma is called Pleural Mesotheli..
78. What Kinds of Tests Do I Need?
Mesothelioma Explained:Malignant mesothelioma is a rare cancer that evolves from the mutation of cells in the mesothelium—protective lining of several internal organs.Malignant mesothelioma is typically caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos fibers. When disturbed, asbestos propels cancerous filaments into the air. These filaments, when inhaled over a period of time, stick ..
79. Who Is Most At Risk?
Who is Most at Risk of Developing Mesothelioma Cancer?Mesothelioma Explained:Mesothelioma is a unique type of cancer that develops from the transformation of cells in the mesothelium, the two-layered membrane that protects the lungs, abdomen and heart. Each of the three forms of malignant mesothelioma form from prolonged exposure to asbestos; therefore, individuals who have an ..
80. Will I Need Surgery?
Mesothelioma Explained:Malignant mesothelioma is a type of cancer most notably associated with prolonged exposure to asbestos. Once regarded as a relatively obscure disease, malignant mesothelioma is now deemed to be among the most lethal and complicated tumors with regards to treatment. Often referred to as asbestos cancer, malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive form of ..
81. Will My Insurance Cover This?
Will My Insurance Cover My Mesothelioma Cancer?What is Malignant Mesothelioma?Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that develops in the mesothelium, a two-layered membrane that shields the heart, lungs and abdomen. All forms of malignant mesothelioma primarily form from prolonged exposure to asbestos fibers; those who have worked or been in extended with asbestos are at signif..