Cancer

A cancer diagnosis significantly impacts patients and families. Whether you are seeking information for prevention, coping strategies, or simply looking for stories of resilience, just us as we navigate the difficult topic of cancer through these supportive and informative blogs.

Resources For Mesothelioma Patients

Resources For Mesothelioma Patients

The isolation you may feel after a mesothelioma cancer diagnosis can be almost as overwhelming as the effects of the illness itself. Fortunately, there are many groups of mesothelioma patients (and their families) who are willing to open up, offer support, and make you feel like part of a larger community.

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Asbestos Products That May Surprise You

Asbestos Products That May Surprise You

Asbestos products aren’t just found in industrial workplaces; many everyday consumer products contain asbestos too, with the resulting exposure potentially causing mesothelioma, lung cancer, and more. Learn what to look for to keep you and your family safe.

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Is Mesothelioma Contagious?

Is Mesothelioma Contagious?

If you’ve received a mesothelioma diagnosis, you may have wondered, “Is mesothelioma contagious?” To learn the answer to “Is mesothelioma contagious?” it helps to know a little about this illness.

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McLouth Steel Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

McLouth Steel Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

A carcinogen known as asbestos was heavily used during the building and operation of the McLouth Steel facilities. The asbestos exposure at McLouth Steel negatively impacted many employees, causing illnesses including mesothelioma and lung cancer.

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Marathon Oil Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

Marathon Oil Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

The Marathon Oil Detroit refinery has a history of environmental violations, mostly related to the release of excessive chemicals into the environment. This has led to reportedly higher rates of asthma and cancer in residents who live in the surrounding area.

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Dow Chemical Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

Dow Chemical Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

Dow Chemical was founded in 1897 in Midland, MI. It is one of the largest chemical producers in the world. Dow Chemical has other Michigan plants and facilities in Marquette and Ludington. It has also employed tens of thousands of […]

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Is Today’s Talcum Powder Safe To Use?

Is Today’s Talcum Powder Safe To Use?

NBA players use it to reduce sweat and increase their grip on the basketball. Rock guitarists like the way it stops their fingers from sliding on the fretboard. Everyday people appreciate it for all kinds of hygiene and beauty uses. […]

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New Study Finds More Cancers Linked to Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune

New Study Finds More Cancers Linked to Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune

New Study Links Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune to Additional Cancers A recent government study revealed that individuals, both military and civilian, who resided, worked, and served at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina during the mid-1970s and 1980s face a […]

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