Lung Cancer & Mesothelioma

Care For Your Mental Health After A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Care For Your Mental Health After A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Care For Your Mental Health After A Mesothelioma Diagnosis Mesothelioma is a debilitating, aggressive cancer brought about by asbestos exposure. When asbestos breaks apart, the needle-like fibers become airborne and can be inhaled or swallowed. Fibers embed themselves in the lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, or testicles and can remain there for years aggravating […]

World Lung Cancer Day 2022

World Lung Cancer Day 2022 Today is World Lung Cancer Day. Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer not counting skin cancer. It is second to prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women. It is estimated that there will be 236,740 new cases of lung cancer and 130,10 deaths from […]

National Cancer Survivors Month 2022

National Cancer Survivors Month 2022 June is National Cancer Survivors Month. It is a celebration of people and families of people who survive cancer. It is a great way to inspire those recently diagnosed with cancer by letting them know that they have a chance of survival after a cancer diagnosis. It is also a […]

Women and Mesothelioma

Women and Mesothelioma

Women and Mesothelioma Asbestos exposure is the only cause of mesothelioma. This mineral was widely used in construction, shipbuilding, and automobiles. Anyone who worked in an asbestos-containing industry may have been exposed and later diagnosed with mesothelioma. Throughout history, there are several ways women have been exposed to asbestos: Direct exposure at work: Women who […]

Asbestos and Latest EPA Regulations in the United States

Occupational Toxic Exposure

Asbestos and Latest EPA Regulations in the United States Is the U.S. Banning Asbestos? Did you know the United States government hasn’t banned the use of asbestos? Asbestos has been linked to one of the most aggressive cancers today. An estimated 90,000 people die from asbestos every year worldwide. So why is asbestos still being […]

Simian Virus 40 and Mesothelioma

Simian Virus 40 and Mesothelioma

Simian Virus 40 and Mesothelioma Malignant mesothelioma is a rare but fatal disease that develops in the epithelial lining of the lung, stomach, heart, vaginal or testicular tissues. Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is the most common form, accounting for 80–90 percent . A history of heavy and long-term exposure to asbestos is an established cause […]

Cancer Research Improves Outcomes for Hard to Treat Cancers Like Mesothelioma

Cancer Research Improves Outcomes for Hard to Treat Cancers Like Mesothelioma The best tool for fighting cancer is research. It is the only way to create new treatments and tests for different types of cancer. When doctors have more knowledge, treatments become much better. People continue to be diagnosed with cancer, and there is not […]

Asbestos Found In West Virginia University Area

Asbestos Found In West Virginia University Area

Asbestos Found In West Virginia University Area According to the U.S. Geological Survey, West Virginia does not have any natural deposits of asbestos. Numerous industries such as coal mining, steel, glass manufacturing, and power plants exposed residents and workers to asbestos until the late 1970s when asbestos was declared a hazardous substance. Recent allegations of […]

Asbestos Trusts for Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos Trusts for Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos Trusts for Mesothelioma Patients In the 19760s, researchers in medicine and science definitively linked asbestos to cancer known as mesothelioma. By the 1980s, worldwide deaths from asbestos were growing at a large rate, and many countries restricted, phased out, or banned the use and manufacturing of asbestos. The United States remains one of the […]

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