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Mesothelioma Resources and Other Information

People who develop Mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure may be eligible for compensation. Consult an attorney if you have been diagnosed.


Additionally, the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov) has sponsored research trials to identify more effective treatments. Consult with your doctor if you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma and wish to be considered for a trial. Information about clinical trials is available from the Cancer Information Service (CIS) at 1–800–4–CANCER.


Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR) (http://www.acor.org/)


Online discussions forum for persons with a various diseases, including mesothelioma. Check this site for press updates on cancer topics.


Cancer Answers (http://www.moffitt.usf.edu/)


The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute has a national toll-free cancer information service. Staff can answer questions and provide up to date information on cancer research, treatment, and other resources. (800) 456-7121.


Cancer Hope Network (http://www.cancerhopenetwork.org/)


Provides no cost confidential support to cancer patients and their families by matching them with volunteers who have dealt with cancer themselves.
drkoop.com (http://www.drkoop.com/)


Great resource for health information of all kinds.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
1599 Clifton Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-4251
(800) 227-2345
http://www.cancer.org/

American Lung Association
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(212) 315-8700
(800) 586-4872
http://www.lungusa.org/

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
6701 Rockledge Dr.
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
4676 Columbia Parkway, Mail Stop C-18
Cincinnati, OH 45226
(800) 356-4674
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh

Posted: Nov 03 2009, 01:46 PM by digitalangel
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