Mesothelioma incidence in the US and Canada:

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Mesothelioma on its effect in major US:

As we know that, mesothelioma is a very rare kinda cancer and it is hard to diagnose at the early stage, research says that there are upto 4000 new incidence or patients diagnosed with this asbestos lung mesothelioma every year. By the time it is predicted, the disease often attains its later stage. When, we see the spread of this rare disease, it often occurs in the US and Canada as most of the industries uses asbestos.

A report says that even-though there are only two asbestos mines are in Canada, the mesothelioma incidence rates picked up here has the highest rate when compared to other regions. Steps are taken to ban these asbestos mines to prevent from this dangerous disease to spread further. The WHO organization has also recently sent a report that 1 million people around the world get caught of this disease and die and this leads to a poor survival rates in mesothelioma patients.

Mesothelioma cancers occurs in California widely as it is one of the place where industries uses asbestos for more than a century. Power plants, construction companies and other Aerospace industries uses more asbestos for more than 100 years. The good part here is asbestos is not used to produce new products in the United states. This may sound good but the products which are in use
has asbestos in it which may causes this dreadful mesothelioma cancer. Mostly Californian houses and buildings have this proposition 65 warning displayed on them. Even-though good measures are taken by the government of every country, it is upon the people to abide the rules to prevent these type of dreadful asbestos disease.



International mesothelioma centers

Friday, November 6, 2009

International Mesothelioma Centers:

Mesothelioma international campaigns are held in various parts of the world with many medical specialists esp., professionals specific to this field. These international program has the team to have a better treatment for the mesothelioma patients and also strive to improve the death rates of the mesothelioma patients.

Due to this program, mesothelioma survivor rates has considerably increased and yes it would be a great news if really a drastic effect occurs on mesothelioma survivors. These program mainly emphasizes the best treatment with a wide variety of knowledge from different doctors involved esp., in mesothelioma researches.

There are many international cancer centers esp., for this mesothelioma. Some are listed below:

International Union Against Cancer (UICC).


Cancer Association of South Africa 


Center for Medical Genetics ─ University Hospital Gent


Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center 

BC Cancer Agency (British Columbia)

Czech Republic 

Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute 


Institut Gustave-Roussy ─ Europe's largest cancer center, in Paris


Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum ─German Cancer Centre, Heidelberg


Bangalore Institute of Oncology ─ A comprehensive cancer center, Bangalore


National Cancer Center ─ Tokyo


William Hitt Center ─ Tijuana

Saudi Arabia 

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre ─ Department of Oncology, largest cancer centre in the Gulf Region

United Kingdom 

Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre at Leeds ─ clinical trials, psychosocial oncology, genetic research and screening




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