Some Pericardial Mesothelioma FAQ

Mesothelioma and Asbestos

What is pericardial mesothelioma?Pericardial Mesothelioma is a rare form of mesothelioma cancer that accounts for approximately 5% of all mesothelioma cases. Cancerous cells build up on the lining of the heart. What is the cause of pericardial mesothelioma?Asbestos is...

Pericardial Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma and Asbestos

Pericardial Mesothelioma is an extremely difficult cancer to treat and presently, all treatment methods used have a poor success rate. The chances of a patient’s survival depend largely on how early and how aggressively the cancer is treated. If...

Quick Facts About Pericardial Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma and Asbestos

What is pericardial mesothelioma? It is a cancer caused by the inhalation of asbestos dust, and is the most rare of mesothelioma cancers. It accounts for about 5% of all cases. Its period of latency (time it takes for the...

What is Pericardial Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma and Asbestos

Pericardial mesothelioma is a rare form of mesothelioma that accounts for roughly 5% of all mesothelioma cases. Pericardial mesothelioma is a cancer that grows on the lining of the heart. The lining of the heart is extremely important because...