A world of support for families affected by mesothelioma

At Asbestos.com, we’ve been providing free help and hope to families affected by mesothelioma for more than 10 years. Watch our video and learn more about us.

Know the Basics of Mesothelioma

What Is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a rare asbestos-related cancer that affects nearly 3,000 people each year in the United States, and it forms on the linings of the lungs, abdomen or heart.

Mesothelioma Information

How Is Mesothelioma Treated?

Doctors treat mesothelioma with radiation, surgery and chemotherapy. But medical advances, such as immunotherapy, are extending lives.

Mesothelioma Treatment Options
Mesothelioma expert Dr. David Sugarbaker answers the question 'What is mesothelioma?'

Asbestos Exposure

Exposure to asbestos, mostly in high-risk jobs, including construction, firefighting and military service, is the leading cause of mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure Risks

Lawsuits & Compensation

Asbestos lawsuits or asbestos trust funds can provide patients and their families the compensation needed to pay for treatments, lost wages or other financial burdens.

Mesothelioma Lawyers & Asbestos Claims

What’s in Our Free Mesothelioma Guide?

Get Your Mesothelioma Guide
Service Spotlight

Let Us Match You with a Top Mesothelioma Specialist

Our exclusive Doctor Match Program locates a top mesothelioma specialist who is an expert about your particular diagnosis. If a specialist isn’t in your state, we’ll find others who are nearby.

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The People We Help

Patients Fighting Mesothelioma

When you are coping with this aggressive disease, we ease your mind by answering questions you may have about your diagnosis, treatment options and other concerns or providing you with patient resources.

Karen Selby, RN Karen Selby, RN On-staff registered nurse
Dr. Snehal Smart Snehal Smart, MD On-staff medical doctor
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Families Affected by Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma doesn’t just affect the patient. Their families often undergo their own cancer journey that upsets their emotional well-being, finances and wages. We help family members find the emotional and financial support they need.

Dana Nolan, mental health counselor Dana Nolan On-staff licensed mental health counselor
Joe Lahav, lawyer and legal advisor Joe Lahav Lawyer & On-Site Legal Advisor

Dana Nolan runs our online support group. She provides the tools and tips patients, loved ones and survivors need to physically and emotionally cope with mesothelioma. Legal advisor Joe Lahav offers valuable information about the many legal aspects of mesothelioma compensation.

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Services We Provide for You

Whether it’s giving you free information about mesothelioma, providing ways to promote awareness of asbestos-related diseases or offering legal help for you and your family, we are here for you.

  • Free information guide

    Learn everything there is to know about mesothelioma, including the symptoms, treatments, clinical trials and other facts about the disease.

    Get Your Free Guide
  • Financial & legal help for families

    Mesothelioma patients and their families have legal options that can compensate them for medical bills, lost wages and other expenses.

    Get Legal Help
  • Support groups for survivors

    Our exclusive online support group is a safe place where patients, loved ones and survivors can share their stories or listen to others.

    Join Support Group
  • Free awareness wristbands

    Help us raise awareness by wearing our free wristbands. With your support, we can increase research funding and let others know about this rare cancer.

    Order Yours Now

Military Veterans Exposed to Asbestos

Many U.S. military veterans were exposed while serving our country overseas and others came in contact with the deadly mineral on military plants, inside their barracks, Navy ships and other military occupations. Our Veterans Department is here to help these noble American heroes.

Danielle DiPietro, VA-accredited claims agent Danielle DiPietro VA-accredited claims agent
Aaron Munz, Veterans Department director and VA-accredited claims agent Former Capt. Aaron Munz Veterans Department director and VA-accredited claims agent
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Partners We Support

Asbestos.com is proud to donate to organizations that raise awareness and support ongoing research on mesothelioma, cancer and other asbestos-related diseases.

Fisher House logo
Moffit Cancer Center logo
Heart Lung and Blood Institute logo
Ochsner Cancer Institute logo

Hear From People We’ve Helped

Patricia Powell Hargrett Mesothelioma Survivor
John Conway Navy Veteran & Mesothelioma Survivor

“I just received word from the VA that my claim was approved at 100 percent. You made the entire experience easy and stress free.”

- Bob D.

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Asbestos is the stuff of nightmares, and I should know. It killed my husband, Brian. Diagnosed with mesothelioma at age [...]

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Lorraine Kember May 18, 2018

Meet Karen Selby: Nurse and Mesothelioma Patient Advocate

May is Oncology Nursing Month, celebrating a profession that serves an integral part in cancer care. Oncology nurses are [...]

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Matt Mauney May 16, 2018
Upcoming Events
  • May 02

    iMig 2018

    Members of our team will join mesothelioma experts from around the world at the 14th meeting of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group in Ottawa, Canada. May 2-5

  • May 04

    International Firefighters Day

    Firefighters are at a high risk of asbestos exposure, which increases their chances of developing mesothelioma. We raise awareness about these dangers on International Firefighters Day. May 4

  • May 09

    Support Group for Coping with Mesothelioma

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The Latest News

ONCOS-102 Mesothelioma Trial Moves Forward

Oncologists in Spain are recruiting patients for the randomized phase of the pleural mesothelioma clinical trial involving [...]

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Tim Povtak May 17, 2018

Study Evaluates Systemic Chemotherapy on Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Systemic chemotherapy, either before or after cytoreductive surgery, provided no improvement in long-term survival for [...]

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Tim Povtak May 15, 2018
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