Hi pals! I hope all are doing great job. Blogs are written for different reasons some are for fun and some are for information and this one id for awareness. There is a disease out there called peritoneal mesothelioma. What is actually is would be a cancer. It affects mostly people over 55 years of age. The leading cause of this disease is exposure to asbestos. There is a 30 year period between exposure and the tumors and that is why it is usually the older that fall victim. It affects men more than women but both are able to get it through exposure to asbestos. There are some cases that have been diagnosed where there was no direct exposure but they had family members that were exposed. Some of the symptoms of mesothelioma are chest pains and shortness of breath. Tests are done to check for a collection of fluid between the lungs and chest which is usually bloody. Once given the predict of Mesothelioma there is about a year survival rate. Mesothelioma is normally a rare disease and it is also a fatal one.We need to pass the information about the awareness of this deadly disease to as many people as we can.