Mesothelioma

A diagnosis of mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure, may leave you or your loved ones with many questions. Our aim is to provide valuable insight into understanding mesothelioma – its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and other important information.

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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Ford Factory Employees: Ford Asbestos Exposure Risk

Ford Factory Employees: Ford Asbestos Exposure Risk

Many workers who spent years at Ford factories like the Ford Rouge Plant complex in Dearborn, Michigan were exposed to asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral that was used in the construction of most auto plants before the 1980s. Because of the constant friction and wear that automobile parts undergo, asbestos was used during manufacturing.

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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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Detroit Edison Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

Detroit Edison Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

Tens of thousands of workers have been employed by Detroit Edison (DTE Energy) over the years, including HVAC and power plant workers. Many of them developed health problems after being exposed to asbestos at work, including mesothelioma and lung cancer. See how we can help today!

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Great Lakes Steel Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

Great Lakes Steel Employees: Asbestos Exposure Risk

Asbestos was used abundantly in steel mill manufacturing for much of the 20th century, and the Great Lakes Steel Works was no exception. It’s heat-resistant properties make it useful in industrial settings that use extreme heat. Read more to find out if you or a loved one is at risk!

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