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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 of caring healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists 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 a community 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 of 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
- $7 Million Asbestos Abatement Among Largest in Buffalo, NY History >> Read More
One of Buffalo, New York’s historic landmarks is nearing the end of a massive asbestos abatement project that is among the largest in state history. According to The Buffalo News, the owners, an investment company known as Landco H&L, had plans to convert the former department store ...
- FDA Accepts Application for Selecta Drug Combination for MPM, Clinical Trial... >> Read More
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Selecta Biosciences have joined forces to launch a Phase 1 Clinical Trial that will evaluate the safety and tolerability of a promising new drug combination. The drugs, known as LMB-100 and SVP-Rapamycin, have been studied separately in clinical ...
- Johnson & Johnson, Imerys Ordered to Pay Mesothelioma Victim $117 Million >> Read More
Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc America have been ordered to pay $117 million to a New Jersey man who said he developed cancer due to his exposure to the companies’ talc-based products. Just days ago, both companies were hit with a $37 million verdict ...
- Talcum Powder Lawsuits Against Johnson & Johnson Reach 6,600 >> Read More
According to the latest quarterly filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Johnson & Johnson has approximately 6,600 talcum powder lawsuits pending across the country, with the company’s popular Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower ...
- MSK Announces 10 Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma >> Read More
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has announced that it is now recruiting patients for at least 10 mesothelioma clinical trials. The Center says it is constantly testing new ways to fight mesothelioma and is often “the first” to be aware of the latest scientific discoveries and medical advances for the disease. MSK patients ...
- Mealey’s Litigation Report Says Average Mesothelioma Award in the Millions >> Read More
The American Cancer Society says at least 3,000 people will be diagnosed with mesothelioma this year. Most victims will be older men (average age 69) who developed the disease decades after being exposed to asbestos on the job. The majority of these individuals will be diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma ...
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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.
Learn how others survived and how you can fight mesothelioma. The Patient Support Center at Mesothelioma group will help you find treatments, offer consultation to improve your prognosis, and learn about recent clinical trials to make a difference in your mesothelioma prognosis.
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