Mesothelioma Lawyers Fight Cancer

Mesothelioma, cancer of the mesothelium, a rare cancer is taking too many lives today. Mesothelium is the thin layer that protects the vital organs and body cavities such as the heart, lungs and abdomen. Cancer of the mesothelium is known to spread rapidly throughout the body. Like many cancers, mesothelioma is incurable.
However, we do know is that high rates of mesothelioma diagnoses occur among people who have been exposed to asbestos. Asbestos is an incredibly strong fiber that is resistant to heat. Therefore, asbestos is very desirable for many industrial and manufacturing enterprises. The groups with the highest rate of mesothelioma are the World War II and Vietnam veterans. Use of asbestos peaked during the war, as it is used for many important functions.