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10 Mesothelioma Myths and Misconceptions for 2019

Many people have heard that asbestos can cause mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. However, there is also a lot of dangerous misinformation surrounding these topics. Whether you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or are simply curious, you need the facts. Mesothelioma and asbestos exposure should not be taken lightly. Believing false information can have…

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Mesothelioma Patients Face Frustration Understanding Their Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Mesothelioma is a rare and complicated disease. Because many patients don’t know what mesothelioma is or how it works, they feel completely overwhelmed by their mesothelioma diagnosis and what it means for their survival. Patients also have a hard time understanding the various life-prolonging treatment options available. Patients who are confused about their mesothelioma diagnosis…

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Upcoming Annual International Mesothelioma Symposium

The annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma is coming up — March 25-27, 2019, in Bethesda, MD. This mesothelioma symposium brings together mesothelioma patients, their families, doctors, and scientists and allows the community to learn about the latest research from the individuals conducting it. The Mesothelioma Symposium is an essential event for the research community…

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EPA Announces Near Complete Ban on Asbestos But Is it Going Far Enough?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a “nearly complete” asbestos ban on imports and manufacturing, but some advocates don’t think the new regulations do enough to protect Americans from harm. Nearly Complete Ban Claims to Close a Dangerous Loophole The EPA’s new regulations make it more challenging for companies to manufacture or import obsolete…

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