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If you have lung cancer from asbestos exposure, it is mesothelioma or can you have other types of lung cancer?

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If you have lung cancer from asbestos exposure, it is mesothelioma or can you have other types of lung cancer?

Postby santos » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:42 pm

If your lung cancer is from asbestos, is it diagnosed mesothelioma or can you have other types?
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If you have lung cancer from asbestos exposure, it is mesothelioma or can you have other types of lung cancer?

Postby vogel » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:51 pm

There are actually several types of cancers for which asbestos is implicated. There is even a gall bladder cancer. Asbestos caused lung cancer does not have to be mesothelioma.
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If you have lung cancer from asbestos exposure, it is mesothelioma or can you have other types of lung cancer?

Postby peverell » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:55 pm

there are many different types of asbestos related cancers and you should seek further advice and treatment,You may be able to claim for your injuries if this was caused by a negligent 3rd party.Contact www.accidentallianceltd.co.uk for impartial help and advice.Take care
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If you have lung cancer from asbestos exposure, it is mesothelioma or can you have other types of lung cancer?

Postby morio20 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:00 pm

Yes, lung cancer from asbestos is mesothelioma.
More specifically, it is called pleural mesothelioma.
http://www.whatismesotheliomasite.com/cancer_from_asbestos.htm
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