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FAQS on Mesothelioma

What Is Malignant Mesothelioma?

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Risk Factors/States To Avoid

Asbestos Exposure in New York (Choose New York)
Explains where the high risk areas are and the # of asbestos related deaths that occurred there.

What Causes Mesothelioma?
Includes various risk factors other than just asbestos.

The Key Statistics About Malignant Mesothelioma

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Prevention & Screening

Screening Tests For Mesothelioma

The Top 5 Ways To Prevent Lung Cancer

How To Avoid Asbestos Exposure

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Most Common Symptoms

Signs & Symptoms of Mesothelioma
Includes the tests that can best detect the disease.

Diagnosing The Severity (Staging)
Explains how doctors determine a patient’s prognosis.

Life Expectancy of Patients with Mesothelioma

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Treatments/Clinical Trials

Best Hospitals For Cancer (US News & World Report)

Find A Specialized Clinic Near You (27 states, Canada, Germany & Mexico)
Clinics certified by the Association of Environmental And Occupational Clinics.

The Pros and Cons of Clinical Trials (Also Provides a List of Clinical Trials in All 50 States)

Clinical Trials
Lists the drug to be used, the condition to be treated and other eligibility requirements.

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Disease Management

Coping With Cancer
Various articles and links to how to deal with cancer. Includes hints for patients and friends, handling finances, legal issues, etc.

Pain Management For Patients with Mesothelioma

For More Pain Management Resources see
and  http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/supportivecare/pain
(click on index to the left for more information)

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Legal Help

Choosing The Right Lawyer

Sources Of Compensation For Victims of Asbestos Exposure Things you can do to in addition to filing a law suit.

Time in Which To Sue For Asbestos Exposure (State By State Statutes Of Limitations)
Click on your state and scroll to "Legal Resources". Also has state specific court cases concerning asbestos liability.

Asbestos And Mesothelioma General, Medical, & Legal Resources By State (State Index on Right)

If you have additional questions, contact one or more of these resources.

Your Local Union

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) 800-356-4674

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration 800-321-6742

The Center For Construction Research And Training  (301-578-8500  (Formerly The Center to Protect Workers’ Rights)
Non-Profit that can direct you to federal and state funds, screening and advocates for your cause.

Agency For Toxic Substances & Disease Registry

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