ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Updated on February 9, 2011
peritoneal mesothelioma
peritoneal mesothelioma
peritonial mesothelioma treatment
peritonial mesothelioma treatment
peritonial mesothelioma information
peritonial mesothelioma information

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Peritoneal Mesothelioma is less common than the pleural form.Peritoneal mesothelioma is a cancer of lining of abdominal cavity.The latency period of peritoneal mesothelioma appers shorter for asbestos-exposed individuals with symptoms appearing 20-30 years after exposure.The main reason for mesothelioma is asbestos.Jobs related to working with asbestos or continues exposure to asbestos particles are enough for one to attacked bt mesothelioma.There are many types os mesothelioma.Here i am focussing on peritoneal mesothelioma.

Now lets check Peritoneal mesothelioma in more details such as symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma,diagnosis etc

Symptoms of Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Main symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma include

1.Abdominal pain

2.Weght loss

3.Fatigue

4.Anemia

5.Fever

These are the common symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma.But in some cases peritoneal mesothelioma is found incidentally when the patient has sought help for another health problem such as gallbladder, hernia or pelvic mass.So symptoms may vary from person to person in case of peritoneal mesothelioma.

Doctors says that patient experience symptoms 6 months to 2 years before diagnosis.Late-stage peritoneal mesothelioma symptoms include bowel obstruction and increased tendency of the blood to clot.Anemia and low albemin level are also late symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma.

Various Stages Of Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Currently there is no established staging system for peritoneal mesothelioma.But in accordance with TNM system peritoneal mesothelioma is classified into different stages.

First stage shows localized lesion able to be completely removed.In the second category of peritoneal mesotheliom include,the disease is contained with abdominal cavity on peritoneal and organ surfaces where debulking (the removal of as much, but not all of the tumor) is possible.

Some mesothelioma specialist explained that peritoneal mesothelioma can be classifid into four stages.The least or beginning or stage 1 include when the tumor has not spread and can be completely removed from surgery.THe next stage is when cancer cells are spread to periconal and organ surfaces.And treatment for peritoneal mesothelioma for this stage by surgery will result only in debulking of tumor.Malignant tissue cannot be removed by surgery.The last or most deadly part of peritoneal mesothelioma is when the cancers cells spread to other internal organs like lymph nodes.This is the last stage of peritoneal mesothelioma and is difficult to treat.

Treatment Of Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Main treatment for peritoneal mesothelioma is multimodality treatment.This the common treatment for selected patients of peritoneal mesothelioma.Surgery is ineffective in case of peritoneal mesothelioma except in the case of stage 1 of peritoneal mesothelioma.

Cytoreductive is another treatment option for peritoneal mesothelioma.In this treatment surgery involves the removal of all or nearly all visible tumor, and, depending on the physician’s choice.other treatment options for peritoneal mesothelioma is same as other mesothelioma which include

1.Chemotherapy

2.Immunotherapy

3.Genetherapy

I have explained details about these treatment in my older hubs.

Since peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare malignancy, specialized treatments should be conducted by doctors familiar with the disease.

If any one is infected with peritoneal mesothelioma don't get panic.Peritoneal mesothelioma can be recovered like any other disease if peritoneal mesothelioma patient has give proper treatment at right time.More information about peritoneal mesothelioma can be found on websites.I have also included the video of a person who has recovered from peritoneal mesotheliama.For more information about Mesothelioma Treatment Options view my link.


Peritoneal Mesothelioma Surgery & Recovery

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)