Mesothelioma and You: What you need to know for early detection (Part 2)
In the first part of this series, we addressed mesothelioma types and symptoms. Our goal is to help people detect the disease early, in order to get the right treatment. This part of the series addresses tests that doctors will or can administer to detect if you have mesothelioma.
As mentioned in the last post, there are three types of mesothelioma:
The most common is Pleural mesothelioma, which occurs in the chest. Mesothelioma can lie dormant for 25-50 years after exposure to asbestos. That is why it is important to get tested as soon as one suspects a problem or an individual has a history of exposure.
There are many tests doctors use to diagnose mesothelioma. According to cancer.org, here is what to expect2:
Martin Harding & Mazzotti LLP cares about you and your condition. We have represented many victims of mesothelioma over the years, and we have done so with compassion and empathy. If you or someone you know have developed asbestosis or mesothelioma, please contact our law offices to discuss your rights.