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Historically, mesothelioma is a cancer that mostly affects older men who were exposed to asbestos while serving in the military or working certain blue-collar jobs. But the gender gap is closing as mesothelioma incidence rates among women are on the rise. Women now comprise nearly one-fourth of all cases.Read More
Richard M. faced a grim outlook on life when doctors diagnosed him with mesothelioma in 2012. He had one year to live. After undergoing an aggressive surgery, the Tennessee native turned to a targeted therapy clinical trial — and it worked.Read More
Court documents provide irrefutable proof the asbestos industry leveraged its power and influence to keep workers and the public in the dark about the hazards of asbestos. Workers were not warned about the carcinogen, and their families paid for the industry's negligence. Dozens of companies are implicated in the decades-long cover-up.Read More