Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops from the thin layer of tissue that covers many of the internal organs. The most common area affected is the lining of the lungs and chest wall.
Signs and symptoms of mesothelioma may include shortness of breath due to fluid around the lung, a swollen abdomen, chest wall pain, cough, feeling tired, and weight loss.
Prevention centers around reducing exposure to asbestos. Treatment often includes surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
There are mesothelioma compensation agencies that fight for those who suffer from the disease. The help them get their mesothelioma settlement fund.
There are other people from other occupations that suffer from this cancer; lawyers, engineers, drivers and so on. Our focus today shall be on musicians that died from Mesothelioma and asbestos exposure.
These are four famous musicians who have died of mesothelioma cancer:
Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren was a British musician, impresario, visual artist, performer, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and provocative way.
Warren William Zevon was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician. He was known for the dark and somewhat outlandish sense of humor in his lyrics. Zevon’s work has often been praised by well-known musicians, including Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Neil Young.
Hennessy was an Irish folk singer-songwriter best known for his songs “Don’t Forget Your Shovel,” “Roll Back the Clouds” and “All the Lies that You Told Me.” Although he had severe dyslexia and was unable to read or write, he often wrote his own songs. Hennessy was exposed to asbestos dust when he worked on building sites in London during his younger years.