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Whether you’re a mesothelioma patient, family member, or friend, we’re here to guide you through every step of the diagnostic and treatment process. We’re a small team dedicated to helping you and your loved ones understand what is mesothelioma, where and when was your exposure to asbestos, and what are your treatment options. At Mesothelioma Group, we believe that everyone needs an advocate who can provide valuable resources and practical advice to empower the decision making prcess for those who have been affected by this disease.
We are dedicated to those that have been impacted by Mesothelioma. Our support group strives to improve your prognosis and raise mesothelioma awareness. Mesothelioma is a complex disease, but getting the best possible care should not be.
We research to provide top-notch medical materials and community support for those impacted by Mesothelioma. Our team is dedicated to providing personalized information, resources, and support for caregivers, patients and their loved ones.
We believe in building awareness for mesothelioma as well as educating mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. Our team will provide resources for treatment and the latest mesothelioma news to help guide your decisions related to your specific needs.
We understand the outlook with a mesothelioma diagnosis, but do not believe it is the end of the story with advancements in medical treatments, information accessibility, and support from within our community. You are not alone with your prognosis.
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Learn about new, innovative treatment options, how to pay for treatment, and what you can do to extend your life expectancy - all at your own pace. From Diagnosis and Treatment to Help, we are here to assist you in finding the answers to your questions and in helping you get the needed support to improve your prognosis.
Learn about new, innovative treatment options, how to pay for treatment, and what you can do to extend your life expectancy - all at your own pace.
From Diagnosis and Treatment to Help, we are here to assist you in finding the answers to your questions and in helping you get the needed support to improve your prognosis.
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What is Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that affects the thin membrane protecting several of the body’s most important organs, including the lungs, abdomen and heart. Each year, roughly 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed and the only known cause of Mesothelioma stems from exposure to Asbestos. The most common type is Pleural Mesothelioma (about 75% of diagnosis), followed by Peritoneal Mesothelioma and Pericardial Mesothelioma.Learn About Mesothelioma
While common symptoms associated with many ailments may make diagnosing mesothelioma difficult, early detection of mesothelioma will assist health care providers in developing your care plan. Most signs and symptoms associated with Mesothelioma may take up to a decade or longer to appear after the exposure to asbestos occur.Learn About Mesothelioma Symptoms
Mesothelioma Treatment Options
Doctors create treatment plans based on his or her patient’s diagnosis while researchers are exploring new treatments options every day, giving patients hope to improve their prognosis. Patients may choose traditional therapies, as well as elect to participate in clinical trials with the hope of leading to a future cure for mesothelioma.Learn About Treatment Options
With more advanced clinical trials and more information available to those who think they may have been exposed to asbestos, many people live much longer with the disease than in the past. Getting help from an experienced doctor and a strong support community may help your prognosis and quality of life.Learn More with a Mesothelioma Diagnosis
Recent News Related to Mesothelioma
- Music Could Help Reduce Pain for Cancer, Mesothelioma Patients >> Read More
The effects of music therapy on patients with conditions from breast to lung cancer has been studied for years. The results have been so positive, that many cancer centers have integrated music therapy into their support programs for patients ...
- Peritoneal Mesothelioma Patients Show Promising Survival Rates After Combination... >> Read More
Peritoneal mesothelioma is the second most common type of mesothelioma, accounting for 15% to 20% of all mesothelioma cases. Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is the most common type, accounting for 75% of all mesothelioma ...
- Owlstone Medical, HFIAW Say Breath-Based Biomarkers Could Help Detect Mesothelioma... >> Read More
The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers (HFIAW or Insulators) and Owlstone Medical have joined forces to identify and verify breath-based biomarkers for the early detection of malignant mesothelioma. Current available tests for mesothelioma ...
- 10 US States, DC Sue EPA for Stricter Asbestos Rules >> Read More
Ten U.S. states and D.C. have sued the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stating that the agency needs to tighten oversight of asbestos. The states say if the EPA makes asbestos tougher ...
- Former ‘Dance Moms’ Star Tween Makeup Kit Tests Positive for Asbestos >> Read More
Another makeup kit marketed to tweens and teens has come under fire after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found asbestos in it. The agency says that the makeup kit was recalled immediately after it tested positive for the deadly mineral. The FDA followed with a warning to the public to stop ...
- MSKCC Researchers: CAR T Cell Therapy ‘Extremely Promising’ Mesothelioma... >> Read More
Dr. Prasad S. Adusumilli, Co-Director of the Mesothelioma Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), says the initial results of a mesothelioma clinical trial are “extremely promising.” The treatment being investigated, known as CAR T Cell Therapy ...
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More About Veterans with Mesothelioma
Veterans with Mesothelioma often qualify for additional VA support. As recently as the past few decades, asbestos endangered the lives of men and women in the Armed Forces. If you are a veteran and have received a mesothelioma diagnosis, filing a VA claim can pay for your treatment and improve your quality of life.
Helpful Patient Resources
Our team at the Mesothelioma Group takes pride in providing additional resources related to mesothelioma, cancer, and health for our visitors. Below are our most popular supplementary resources.
What the Community is Saying
I’m so glad Bud and I made the decision to seek help. With the help of the organization and doctors Bud was able to extend his life after he was diagnosed.Alice, Wife of Mesothelioma Patient Bud