is a type of cancer involving mesothelial tissues of body organs
usually lungs or abdominal. It is often caused by exposure to asbestos.
However, there are 30-50% of patients without any history of asbestos
who have received asbestos exposure of as little as one or two months
to very low doses are at risk of mesothelioma cancer. Even people who
wash clothes of asbestos exposed people are at risk. A person exposed
to asbestos could develop mesothelioma after 50 years of exposure.
in the occupations such as construction jobs in shipyards, insulators,
boilermakers, etc. are at the risk of contracting asbestos disease.
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