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Asbestos was used for decades in construction and shipbuilding. If you or someone close to you has worked as a drywaller, pipefitter, or in the Navy, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos fibers. Learn more >

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How is Cancer Treated?

Once cancerous cells are in place, they are extremely difficult to remove. Cancer’s defining characteristic is its ability to reproduce forever, spreading throughout a person’s body until he or she is no longer able to function. However, modern medical techniques can cure most types of cancer if the disease is discovered early enough.

For all types of cancer, early detection is critical in stopping the spread of the disease. A patient who is diagnosed before the cancer cells have had time to spread can begin treatment immediately. If the patient waits until major symptoms develop, the disease may already have spread through the body, making it much more difficult to remove. With some cancers, a patient might not even notice symptoms until it has already spread throughout the body.

Treating Mesothelioma and Asbestosis

Mesothelioma is one such disease. It is almost always caused by exposure to asbestos dust: the microscopic particles in the dust become permanently trapped in the lungs, leading to dangerous cellular mutations. What makes mesothelioma so dangerous is that the time lapse between dust inhalation and onset of cancer symptoms can be as long as 50 years.

Everyone who has worked around asbestos in the past – even if they did not directly handle asbestos – is at risk for mesothelioma and a number of other asbestos-related diseases. Many companies that have worked with asbestos went to great lengths to cover up the effects of asbestos dust on the human body, leading to the unnecessary deaths of thousands of people. If you have worked around asbestos, even if you did not handle it yourself, you should be screened for mesothelioma immediately.

No one should have to suffer unnecessarily because of an employer’s recklessness with asbestos. If you have worked around asbestos, whether or not you have yet developed symptoms, the compassionate asbestos lawyers of Williams-Kherkher can help you.

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To discuss your case with an asbestos lawyer from Williams Hart, contact us today at 800-781-3955.

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