Articles tagged with the term: Mesothelioma

  • Is a pleural effusion serious?

    A pleural effusion is a build-up of excess fluid in the space between your lungs and chest wall. This build-up can limit the movement and capacity of your lungs. Pleural effusions, also known as ‘fl...
  • How is mesothelioma diagnosed?

    Catching mesothelioma early can provide a better chance of being able to receive life-extending cancer treatments, as well as improved survival rates. Mesothelioma, a cancer caused predominantly by ex...
  • What are the first signs and symptoms of mesothelioma?

    Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos dust and fibres. We understand that this disease will have an impact on your life and the lives of those around you. If you have been exposed to...
  • How long do mesothelioma claims take?

    If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, it is likely that you will be able to claim for compensation. What is mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is an incurable cancer caused, in the vast majority of ca...
  • 5 Risk factors for developing mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused predominantly by inhalation of asbestos fibres. The main risk factor for developing mesothelioma is working in an occupation where there is a high risk of b...