Recent Examples of mesothelioma from the Web
A doctor studying mesothelioma, a form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure, sought support from Mr. Silver for research into the illness.
One recent study by an arm of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that firefighters face significantly higher rates of certain cancers, including deadly mesothelioma, which was twice as common among firefighters.
According to federal court documents, Brown knew the dangers of asbestos because his father had died of mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos exposure.
Asbestos is a human carcinogen, however, and can cause lung cancers, including mesothelioma, if airborne asbestos fibers are inhaled.
But the surgeon discovered a raft of tumors spread across his lung, diaphragm and heart: mesothelioma.
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Origin and Etymology of mesothelioma
First Known Use: circa 1899See Words from the same year
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