Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer that affects the membrane lining of the lungs and abdomen. There are various forms of Mesothelioma that affect different organs, but exposure to asbestos is the general cause of and a risk factor for it.
One of the most troubling aspects of mesothelioma is its uncertainty: obtaining a proper diagnosis can be difficult and costly. Those that have a certain diagnosis may not know or understand that they got mesothelioma because they were unaware of asbestos exposure. Others experience symptoms of mesothelioma after a history of asbestos exposure incidents and aren’t sure where to turn next.