Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that attacks the cells of the mesothelium, the defensive lining that surrounds many internal organs and body cavities. Due to the widespread nature of the mesothelium, mesothelioma can infiltrate the lungs, heart, stomach, and other vital organs. Prolonged exposure to asbestos is the primary cause for this deadly form of cancer.
This infographic by MesotheliomaTreatmentCenters.org presents invaluable information potential asbestos “hotspots” in your home. In addition, it explores the history of asbestos and bizarre stories associated with its usage.