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Mesothelioma Cancer Resources

Mesothelioma Cancer Resources
Mesothelioma Cancer Resources

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Listed below are some helpful resources for people dealing with mesothelioma. Each website offers up-to-date information, news, and/or advice to mesothelioma patients and their families. The location, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for each organization are given on their respective websites.

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center

This site offers comprehensive and very "fresh" information for the victims of mesothelioma and asbestos-related disease, including news about clinical trials, treatment, and financial and legal support. It also has sections on Asbestos at Home, Hurricane Katrina & Asbestos, Mesothelioma and Veterans, Smoking and Mesothelioma, and Asbestos and Your Pets.

The Mesothelioma Research Foundation of America (MESORFA)

MESORFA's mission is to fund research to find a cure for mesothelioma. The website has information about the latest in mesothelioma treatments and clinical trials for mesothelioma patients. They also have an extensive page of resources called "Financial Assistance Resources for Cancer Patients" that lists government and non-government agencies that help mesothelioma patients and their families cope with the financial burden of this disease.

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF)

MARF funds research into treatment for mesothelioma research. This foundation also has leading mesothelioma experts on its board of directors and science advisory board. The website gives plenty of good information, plus a Mesothelioma Nurse Practitioner who can take your questions by phone or e-mail.

National Cancer Institute List of Cancer Centers

This government website gives complete information about all of the many NCI-designated cancer research and treatment centers across the U.S. You may be interested in getting treatment for mesothelioma at one of these centers. In addition, clinical trials of new treatments are often conducted at these centers, and you may be eligible to participate in such a trial.

Mesothelioma Fact Sheet, from the American Lung Association

This is a helpful basic fact sheet about mesothelioma. The rest of the American Lung Association's website is also very informative.

Center for Asbestos Safety in the Workplace

This site is described a resource for anyone who has worked with or near asbestos in the past or who works near asbestos today. It includes a Workplace Safety Guide and an explanation of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) guidelines, with other helpful information.

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National Family Caregiver Support Program

These two sites offer lots of advice and resources for the people who are taking care of a family member with a debilitating disease. Advice on how to recognize and deal with the stress and emotions involved in long-term caregiving is offered, along with discussions of many other aspects of caring for a seriously ill loved one. Links to local and online support groups are also provided. You are not alone — according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 44 million people in America are the informal caregivers of a family member.

We at hope that these resources are of assistance to all mesothelioma patients and their families, and that your needs are met as you deal with this tragic disease.

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