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Top Mesothelioma Facts You Should Know

Top Mesothelioma Facts You Should Know

Becoming informed on mesothelioma statistics can help you better understand this rare cancer and help you spread awareness. While mesothelioma diagnoses only make up .3% of all cancers in the United States, learning how asbestos leads to mesothelioma and how the disease is treated can assist you in making more educated decisions about your health.   Key Facts Information sourced from...

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Mesothelioma and Depression

Mesothelioma and Depression

Coping with a cancer diagnosis, especially one as aggressive as mesothelioma, often comes with an onslaught of mixed emotions. It’s normal for patients to feel scared, overwhelmed, sad, or even slighted after their diagnosis. However, when a mental illness such as depression takes over, those emotions intensify and may even begin to interfere with a patient’s everyday life. Depression following...

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How to File a Mesothelioma Claim

How to File a Mesothelioma Claim

A mesothelioma claim, otherwise known as an asbestos claim, is a type of litigation that allows mesothelioma patients and their families to receive compensation for their illness and expenses related to asbestos exposure. There are three different types of mesothelioma claims that a patient can pursue: personal injury claims, wrongful death claims, or trust fund claims.   Types of...

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The History of Asbestos

The History of Asbestos

Today, we have a full understanding of the dangers of asbestos, a group of six naturally occurring minerals made up of heat-resistant fiber. However, before the dangers of these minerals were widely known, many industries, from construction and automotive to manufacturing and the military, used asbestos to help protect their labor force from fire. Here we will learn the complete history of...

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Mesothelioma & Military Veterans

Mesothelioma & Military Veterans

Thousands of members of the United States Military have been diagnosed with mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos during service. Because mesothelioma symptoms typically don’t occur until 20-50 years following exposure, veterans who served up until the 1980s may still be at risk today. U.S. Veterans with mesothelioma may be eligible for additional VA benefits, including VA healthcare and...

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