How to Diagnose and Treat Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma is among the most dangerous diseases in the history of human being. Mesothelioma is although a rare disease, but we must know about it for our optimum health care. In this article “how to diagnose and treat mesothelioma cancer”, we will share information about the diagnosis and treatment of mesothelioma.

Diagnosis of mesothelioma:

Mesothelioma is often difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are analogous to other diseases. To reach the appropriate diagnosis of mesothelioma, a physician should carefully assess specific clinical and radiological findings. In this article “how to diagnose and treat mesothelioma cancer”, we are first dealing with the diagnostic tools.

1.    Firstly, the physician should go thorough physical examination and history from the patient.
2.    Secondly, the physician goes for radiological tests like chest x-rays, CT scans or PET to scan the body for mesothelioma.
3.    Thirdly, go for biopsy; it is helpful in narrowing down a diagnosis of mesothelioma.
4.    Finally, a special blood test (Mesomark) is also being done for the diagnosis of mesothelioma in early stages

Treatment of mesothelioma:

In article “how to diagnose and treat mesothelioma cancer”, now we are elucidating the treatment of mesothelioma.

Surgery:

Surgical removal of affected cancerous tissue, these often include removal of a lung or other mesothelial tissues.

Chemotherapy:

Like all other types of cancers, intravenous or intracavitary chemotherapy is somehow effective in this disease.

Radiotherapy:

External or internal radiotherapy can be helpful to restrict the growth of mesothelial cell.

In the end of article, how to diagnose and treat mesothelioma cancer, I also want to clear that treatment of mesothelioma can be effective only, if it is diagnosed at earliest stages.

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