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Can Chronic Inflammation Affect Lifespan of Mesothelioma Patients?

Chronic exposure to asbestos fibers is a major risk factor for development of mesothelioma. How asbestos induces asbestos-related disease, including mesothelioma, is being investigated and probably involves several mechanisms.

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Taking a Moment for Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that is primarily caused by asbestos exposure. To those who have never heard of the disease or have never known someone affected by it, mesothelioma may seem more like a foreign word than a real health danger. To help spread awareness about this disease, take a moment to read the key facts about mesothelioma:

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The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance site is a comprehensive resource for mesothelioma patients and caregivers. Click below to learn more.

What is Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma?

A wealth of background on this rare disease including its causes and treatment options.

Common Symptoms

Common Symptoms

Information on common symptoms and what to look for if you suspect you were exposed to asbestos.

Treatment Options

Treatment Options

Learn about available treatment options including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

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Check out our patient and caregiver resources and learn how your voice can make a difference by promoting cancer awareness in our online community.

For the patient

For The Patient »

Our comprehensive treatment guide can help you begin your journey after diagnosis.

For the caregiver

For The Caregiver »

Helpful tools including books to read and cancer support services.

How Can I Help?

How Can I Help »

Steps on how to become our advocate of the month and share your story with our community.

Read Survivor Stories

Read Survivor Stories

The MCA blog features the personal journeys of survivors and caregivers in our community.

Common Legal Questions

Common Legal Questions

Answers to your most common legal questions.

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  • Blogging about our cause

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