Asbestos & Mesothelioma Resource Center
Welcome to the Asbestos and Mesothelioma Resource Center. On this site, you’ll find a wealth of information on asbestos and asbestos-related illness. In providing these free resources, our goal is to help you understand more about asbestos, asbestos exposure and safety, mesothelioma, and other important health topics.
Asbestos Exposure and Your Safety
Where is asbestos found? Are you in danger of asbestos exposure? Could you have already been exposed to asbestos? No matter where you live or where you work, understanding the dangers of asbestos can help keep you and your family safe. Learn more about:
Mesothelioma is an aggressive, deadly cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. It is often difficult to diagnose, due to its long latency period; symptoms of mesothelioma may not appear for 30 to 50 years after exposure to asbestos. If you or someone you love has been exposed to asbestos or diagnosed with mesothelioma, the following resources can help you better understand this disease.
- Types of Mesothelioma
- Symptoms of Mesothelioma
- Diagnosing Mesothelioma
- Stages of Mesothelioma
- Living with Mesothelioma
Treating mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases is a difficult process. Although there is no definitive cure for mesothelioma, there is ongoing research into new and improved methods of dealing with asbestos cancer. Read more about:
- Mesothelioma Chemotherapy
- Mesothelioma Radiation Therapy
- Mesothelioma Surgery
- Mesothelioma Immunotherapy
- Mesothelioma Photodynamic Therapy
- Mesothelioma Gene Therapy
- Mesothelioma Alternative Therapy
- Asbestos Cancer Centers
- Mesothelioma Clinical Trials
Veterans’ Exposure to Asbestos
For years, asbestos was widely used in shipbuilding and on military vessels. Many sailors living and working in these confined quarters may have been exposed to asbestos during their years of services. If you are a veteran of the armed forces – particularly the Navy – the following resources can help you determine whether you are at risk of mesothelioma or other illnesses:
Your Legal Rights and Options
Being exposed to asbestos is not your fault. You may have been put in harm’s way because of a previous job, a careless employer, or a negligent manufacturing company. If you are suffering from mesothelioma, these resources explore the legal options available to you.
- Should you file suit?
- First steps to filing a lawsuit
- Finding out who is responsible
- What to expect from your asbestos case
Fighting mesothelioma can be very expensive. Medical care does not come cheap, and there is no price tag on your pain and suffering. For these reasons and more, it may be in your best interests to consider taking legal action against those at fault.
We hope that these online resources help you and your family better understand the challenges and decisions you face. However, we realize that these articles are limited in scope and may not answer all the questions you have. If you have further questions or concerns regarding asbestos, mesothelioma, or related issues, we are here to help. Call 800-781-3955 for more information.