Saturday, September 4, 2010

Mesothelioma Causes

Mesothelioma causes are limited to the exposure to asbestos. These asbestos exposure is known to be involved for many of health issues, such as: malignant mesothelioma, asbestosis, fibrosis; mentioning some.

Asbestos as a one of  mesothelioma causes was discovered in connection with occupational exposure to the mineral. Employers working in this field of minery (shipyard and factory workers) were the first victims of this cancer. Another thing to consider is that the victims of this disease say they have been in contact with asbestos, this mean, asbestos is the main cause of the cancer.

The average age of mesothelioma victims are from 30-42 years.

There are antoher mesothelioma causes, they are less important, but it's worth to mention them.

Some victims say they were in touch with a virus called SV40, this virus was found in some parts of the former USSR.
Researchers have discovered a mineral called Zeolite found in Turkey, that could be another cause.

As you see, some mesothelioma causes are related to minery.