Category: Support

Mesothelioma Support

You’re Not Alone

If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, always remember, you’re not alone. It’s not a life vs. death fight with this terrible cancer. There are many support groups to help you cope with your problem. Of course there will be lots of grieving, sadness and struggle, but there are many people you can reach out to for help dealing with this catastrophe. There’s foundations you can reach by phone, the internet, in person, whatever works best for you. There’s no point in just moping and grieving until the very end. Continue reading “Mesothelioma Support”

Compensation For Mesothelioma

Asbestos Hazards Leading To Mesothelioma

Ever heard of the term “popcorn ceiling”? Most people have, and for good reason. This is a popular kind of textured ceiling on older homes from the mid 1960’s. Over time, people started to realize that these popcorn ceilings were made from white asbestos, the main cause for the cancer known as mesothelioma. What began to happen was, people started to renovate and repaint their homes and the asbestos materialized ceilings were beginning to deteriorate, giving many people symptoms of mesothelioma, ultimately to realize they were in fact victim to this terrible form of cancer. Continue reading “Compensation For Mesothelioma”

Cancer Clinical Trials

Cancer Clinical Trials – What You Need to Know

For someone facing a diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma, cancer clinical trials often present the best chance for improving their prognosis and living a longer, more comfortable life. This is especially true now, as researchers and doctors around the world are making fundamental discoveries about the role that genetics plays in both the development of cancer and the possibility of developing effective, targeted and individualized treatments for mesothelioma and other cancers. There are currently dozens of clinical Continue reading “Cancer Clinical Trials – What You Need to Know”

Life after Mesithelioma dianose

Life After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

When you’re diagnosed with mesothelioma, your life changes forever. For at least the early months, your time and energy will probably revolve around all the medical appointments required for diagnosis and treatments. Even after that early whirlwind of activity, though, living with mesothelioma will require some adjustments and added support. These are some of tactics and resources to help you understand what to expect, and what you can do to make your life easier as you go through this difficult and challenging time. Continue reading “Life After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis”

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What to Ask Your Doctor After Being Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

Asking the right questions after a mesothelioma diagnosis can help prepare you to deal with the future, and provide you with information you need to be an informed partner in deciding on the best path for mesothelioma treatments. When you first meet with your doctor after getting your diagnosis, though, it may be hard to remember all the questions you want to ask. This list of questions can help you get all the information you need, and may include questions you wouldn’t have thought to ask. Continue reading “What to Ask Your Doctor After Being Diagnosed with Mesothelioma”