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Palliative Care For Mesothelioma Patients

Palliative care for mesothelioma can help patients and their caregivers improve quality of life. Palliative care relieves or reduces symptoms, which helps mesothelioma patients live with less pain. Additionally, palliative care providers are trained to address spiritual and emotional needs, such as anxiety or depression. Some research suggests palliative care for mesothelioma can help patients…

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Mesothelioma Surgical Recovery Process

Mesothelioma surgery is performed to either slow the growth of cancer or relieve the pain and symptoms it can cause. The mesothelioma surgical recovery process can be challenging depending on which surgery is performed. Thankfully, there are ways to improve the recovery process. Learn more about healing as quickly and complication-free as possible. What to…

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Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2022

April 1-7 is Global Asbestos Awareness Week and is sponsored by the Asbestos Awareness Disease Organization (ADAO). This awareness initiative aims to bring light to the dangers of asbestos to prevent exposure and asbestos-related diseases. Learn more about the goals of this week long event and how you can participate. What is Global Asbestos Awareness…

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Women’s History Month: Notable Women in the Mesothelioma World

Women’s History Month was established in 1987 to celebrate and commemorate the contributions and accomplishments of women in history. Remembering the struggles, the sacrifices, and the victories of women in the mesothelioma community is an important part of moving treatment and activism forward. Although mesothelioma is rare in women, they make up an important part…

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Mesothelioma Payments – How Do I Get My Compensation?

Victims of asbestos exposure who have developed mesothelioma, lung cancer, and/or asbestosis may be eligible for compensation. Thankfully, there are several mesothelioma payment options available for those affected. Learn more about how you can access financial compensation. Am I Entitled to Mesothelioma Payments? Manufacturers of asbestos-based products knew the dangers of their products for decades,…

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World Cancer Day 2022

World Cancer Day 2022

World Cancer Day 2022 is Friday, February 4. World Cancer Day was started by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the oldest and largest cancer organization in the world. UICC is dedicated to uniting the global cancer community to promote equal access to quality care worldwide. The initiative aims to take the lead in…

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Mesothelioma Hospice: What Your Family Should Expect

Doctors may suggest mesothelioma hospice care at the end of a patient’s life. Treatment in hospice care is focused on easing symptoms rather than extending life expectancy. Moving to hospice care can be a very emotional time for the patient and their loved ones. Learn more about what to expect in hospice care and tips…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Mesothelioma Patients

New Year’s Eve is a great time for people to refresh their minds and decide what they want to accomplish in the upcoming year. Mesothelioma patients can use this time to set goals for themselves that will help them stay encouraged, inspired, and strong to fight their disease. Learn more about some goals you may…

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Staying Safe During Flu Season 2022

Mesothelioma patients must be extra cautious during flu season, which runs from October to May of each year. This is because people with weakened immune systems and those undergoing certain cancer treatments are at greater risk of developing severe flu complications. Stay safe during flu season 2022 by following these guidelines. Do Mesothelioma Patients Have…

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