09/30/2010 // Chicago, IL, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers
Mesothelioma, a cancer mainly caused by asbestos exposure, is not detected until it is often too late. Now researchers believe they have a way that may help the diagnostic process, offering patients a potentially accurate and sensitive test to diagnose mesothelioma. The test specifically tests for the presence of mesothelin which is a protein largely present in most mesothelioma patients. Although there is no cure for mesothelioma cancer having more time will help in learning more.