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Asbestos!!! What Am I Going To Do About This?

My mom moved into a 100 year old home whenever I was five. Without knowing Asbestos even existed she sanded ALL of our wood floors, but my mom, sister and I stayed at her boyfriends house for three days. Is that enough exposure to asbestus to give me or my family lung cancer in 15-40 years? Because if so I might be dead by the time I'm 19...is there ANY way to stop it before ...
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Question About Smoking?

okay so this weekend i smoked 3 swisher sweet cigars.. i didnt inhale them i just sucked the smoked and breathed out. any way. should i worry about getting any heart deases or lung cancer from thos 3 i smoked over the past 2 days.. i dont smoke at all those were my first 3. and i dont think im gonna smoke ever again but i was j/w
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What Is Mesothelloma?

Malignant mesothelioma is a type of cancer that forms in the lining of the chest or abdomen. The cancerous cells develop in the pleura of the lungs, or the peritoneum of the abdomen.

There are three types of mesothelioma:




Pleural mesothelioma is the most common type of the disease, followed by peritoneal, then pericardial.

Causes of Mesothelioma

Asbestos ...
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Hi All, What Is & How Is A Pleurectomy" Performed?

What is a pleurectomy?

Pleurectomy is the surgical procedure to remove the parietal pleura, the outermost lining around the lungs. This procedure is performed for a variety of disorders including pleural effusion, malignant pleural mesothelioma, and trauma
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What Are Other Causes Of Lung Cancer Besides Smoking?

My aunt died of lung cancer about a year ago. I didn't understand how she got lung cancer. She was 5',6", she travel a lot, and did not smoke. Can anyone help?
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Is There Such A Thing As Heart Cancer?

Cancer of the heart does exist, both as a primary and secondary cancer. It is rare and can occur in children or adults.

I know that it occurs because people in the Sarcoma group (sarcoma alliance) where I go have Angiosarcoma. So, I probably hear about it more often than most.
It is a rare disease sometimes referred to as Angiosarcoma of the Heart or Cardiac Sarcoma.

Cardiac Sarcoma http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic282.ht... ...
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6 Questions About Geology Please Helppp?

1) How does the risk of asbestos compare to other dangers?

2) why can gems come in different colors?

3) A mineral can suddenly become an ore if........

4) crystal form is caused by.........and cleavage is caused by......

5) what causes minerals to have fracture instead of cleavage?

6) The 2 most common rock-forming minerals on Earth's surface are....

for this one, i ...
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Lung Cancer Question!?

Question - The answer to your question is YES! Although "smoking" is the most common cause (of typical squamous cell carcinoma), some lung cancers, especially of the surface and inner chest lining (known as malignant mesotheliomas or mesothelial carcinomas) are caused by certain types of asbestos found in building material insulation products.
Then there are some peripheral "scar" carcinomas whose cause is simply unknown.
Other rarer lung cancers do exist.
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