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. It has no cure.

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How Is Mesothelioma Treated?

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

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Asbestos Exposure

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

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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.

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What’s in Our Free Mesothelioma Guide?

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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 expert Joe Lahav On-staff lawyer & legal expert
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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 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.

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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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    Our on-staff nurse and Medical Outreach team will attend this annual conference hosted by the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators.

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NYPD Honors Flores for Work with Asbestos-Related Diseases

New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill recently appointed mesothelioma specialist Dr. Raja Flores to the Society [...]

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Senate Introduces Latest Attempt to Ban Asbestos

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced legislation in Congress this week that would effectively ban all use of [...]

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