Mesothelioma Breaking News

  • Mesothelioma Risk High For Sheet Metal Workers

    141534_sheet metal workerA 24-year study of more than 17,000 sheet metal workers shows that even indirect exposure to asbestos can be deadly.  The study found that these workers are much more likely to die of mesothelioma or asbestosis than the general public – even though their industry does not use asbestos. Mesothelioma is an extremely rare cancer in the U.S., with about 2,500 ...
  • Mesothelioma Risk from Recycled Textiles

    Rags_chor_bazaarSorting rags for Italy’s textile industry may not sound like a dangerous occupation. But a new study in the Annals of Occupational Hygiene finds that rag sorters in the industrial province of Prato have a significantly elevated risk of malignant mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a fast-growing and incurable cancer linked to asbestos exposure. Most people who contract mesothelioma have either worked in ...
  • New and Emerging Therapies Offer Hope for Mesothelioma Patients and Families

    researcherThere is hopeful news on the research front for people struggling with malignant pleural mesothelioma and their families.  Although mesothelioma is still considered one of the deadliest cancers, new and emerging therapies are helping more patients live longer than ever before. For decades, the multi-modality approach to mesothelioma treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, has been the gold standard for this ...
What is mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma

Learn about the types of mesothelioma - pleural and peritoneal, statistics, and how mesothelioma is diagnosed.

Causes of mesothelioma

Causes of Mesothelioma

Learn about the different types of asbestos and where this carcinogenic mineral can be found even today.

Mesothelioma Legal Resources

Mesothelioma Legal Resources

Learn about the compensation available to mesothelioma victims and how to identify reputable law firms.