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Mesothelioma Claims: FAQs

Key takeaways: There are different ways to achieve monetary justice through a mesotheliomaclaim, including lawsuits, trust funds, and settlements. Some of these approaches occur as aformal litigation, while others are a negotiation or a request […]

From Boom to Bust: The Repercussions of Asbestos Use

Brief: The Industrial Revolution brought not only economic growth but growth of the asbestos industry. While the commercialization of asbestos made it easy to incorporate, the repercussions of asbestos use on human health had resulted […]

Treating Mesothelioma with Surgery

Key takeaways: One of the treatments for mesothelioma (usually used in conjunction with othertherapies, like chemotherapy or radiation therapy) is surgery. This means that the spread ofcancer is resectable, or able to be entirely removed. […]

The Latency Period For Mesothelioma

Key takeaways: The latency period for mesothelioma refers to the time elapsed between exposure to asbestos andthe development of mesothelioma, a malignant cancer of the tissues surrounding the lungs.Analytical studies conducted in Italy and Korea […]

Mesothelioma Chemotherapy Treatment

Key takeaways: Chemotherapy is an exceptionally effective measure to treat malignant pleuralmesothelioma (MPM). It is a systemic treatment, meaning it affects both cancerous and healthycells within one’s body. Chemo seeks to control, cure, or provide […]

Mesothelioma in Men and Women

Key takeaways: Women are at higher risk for developing mesothelioma, but experience asignificantly longer time between symptoms and diagnosis. Women might be at higher risk formisdiagnosis, as mesothelioma and ovarian cancer are derived from the […]

Asbestos in Water Pipes

Key takeaways: About 18% of the U.S. and Canada’s pipes are asbestos cement pipes. Althoughthe risk of asbestos exposure is marginal for those with AC pipes, the risk still stands, especiallyas these pipes are susceptible […]

The National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank

Key takeaways: The National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank was started by researchers in the early2000s. It is a virtual biorepository, and provides real samples of mesothelioma cells for researchendeavors. It’s also run by the donations of […]

Towards an Asbestos Ban in the United States

Key Takeaways: Asbestos was first discovered in the early 1820s, and it became widelyused by the 1890s because of its durable, fireproof qualities. It was used primarily inconstruction, either as insulation or as an actual […]

Mesothelioma and Veterans: What We Know

Key Takeaways: Veterans account for approximately 30% of all malignant pleural mesothelioma(MPM) diagnoses. Asbestos was used in all branches of the military for about 50 years, but wasespecially widespread in the Navy. Veterans Exposed to […]

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