A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation Announces 13th Annual Run/Walk Twin Cities

August 10th 2019 will mark the 13th annual Run/Walk Twin Cities charity event organized by A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation. Learn More >

A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation Announces 13th Annual Run/Walk Twin Cities

Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26 is Mesothelioma Awareness Day and you can help get the word out in many ways. Wear blue and ask your friends, family and work colleagues to join in. Spread the awareness and mesothelioma information/facts on social media like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Malignant Mesothelioma: Learn about the Different Types of Mesothelioma

You may not know that your body has a thin membrane that covers and even provides lubrication to different cavities within the body. This membrane is called the mesothelium. Exposure to asbestos can lead to cancer in this lining, which is known as mesothelioma.

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Pleural Mesothelioma

If cancer has developed in the lining of the lungs then it is pleural mesothelioma. This form of mesothelioma accounts for about 75 percent of the diagnosed cases. This is because many times the asbestos fibers are inhaled and become stuck within the lining of the lungs.

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Peritoneal Mesothelioma

When the cancer is found in the lining of the abdomen this is known as peritoneal mesothelioma. This type of mesothelioma is also caused by breathing in asbestos fibers and accounts for around 20% of diagnoses making it the second most common type.

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Pericardial Mesothelioma

The rarest type of mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelium surrounding the heart – known as pericardial mesothelioma. Researchers are still trying to figure out how this form develops as it’s one of the hardest types of mesothelioma to diagnose.

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Get Your FREE Mesothelioma Book

Our complimentary booklet about mesothelioma is available to you for absolutely free. We want to provide you with as much information as possible regarding mesothelioma, information on asbestos, treatment options, and support information. Let us help you and your family as you face the challenges of a mesothelioma diagnosis.

Mesothelioma Explained Resources: We’re Here For You

Mesothelioma Explained prides itself in advocating for mesothelioma patients and their families. You should know that you are not alone in your fight against mesothelioma cancer. Our mission is to make sure that you are well informed about every resource available to you.

You deserve that, and you deserve to have everything you need to know explained to you in a way that makes sense without any doubt about the credibility of that information. We are here for you, and no one else. Talk to a mesothelioma lawyer today!

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Veterans Benefits

Military veterans are the ones who are affected most by mesothelioma and they run a higher chance of developing it because of their military service. We support veterans and their families by explaining to them everything they need to know about where exposure took place to the benefits that are available to them.

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Support Groups

Finding support is a very important process for those who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma. There are many resources that are available to you, support groups are a great way to find a network of those who have been in similar situations. Connecting with others and opening up can be very helpful.

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Caregiver Resources

If you are a caregiver for someone who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, knowing what lies ahead as well as finding help is very important. There are resources and support options available to you that you may not be aware of. Let us help guide you through this difficult time.

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