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An Asbestos Victims’ Guide: What are the Known Mesothelioma Causes?

This guide, designed to educate and empower victims of asbestos and mesothelioma, is comprised of a four-part series with each installment answering an important and common question asked by those affected by a devastating and tragically preventable illness. By understanding your disease, you will be able to better cope with the impact it has on your life and the lives of your loved ones. Being informed about mesothelioma-its presentation, causes, legality, etc.-will also help you make decisions in the coming months about how to best prepare yourself and your family for future you now face.

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For Veterans: Facing a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

When you find yourself facing a mesothelioma diagnosis, it is normal to be overwhelmed by a multitude of emotions and sudden responsibilities. This can often elicit an impulse to simply freeze or retreat, actions typically driven by shock and denial, essentially rendering you temporarily incapacitated.

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For most people, when someone in the family develops mesothelioma symptoms, assuming the role of caregiver happens swiftly and suddenly. Those with little background in caregiving can find this new set of responsibilities confusing and may worry about how to best support the patient, both physically and emotionally.

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For Veterans:  An Overview of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Posted on December 19th, 2014 by Robert Shuttlesworth

Malignant pleural mesothelioma is, by far, the most diagnosed of the four types of mesothelioma cancer-for veterans and the general public alike. Named for the affected region of the body, mesothelioma is found in four different forms, pleural (found in the linking of the lungs and chest cavity), peritoneal (found in the lining of the stomach and abdominal cavity), pericardial (found in the lining of the heart) and testicular (found in the male scrotum). Pleural mesothelioma, however, makes up for somewhere between 80 to 90 percent of the total mesothelioma diagnoses globally.

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