Mesothelioma Cancer risk factors Asbestos 2020

Mesothelioma Cancer risk factors Asbestos 2020

The most common form of mesothelioma is malignant pleural mesothelioma, a so-called primary form of pleural cancer. 80 to 85% of mesotheliomas are due to exposure to asbestos which may have occurred several decades before the development of the disease. Exposure to asbestos is mainly of occupational origin, but it can also be environmental (presence of asbestos in certain soils […]