If you or a loved one has recently received a mesothelioma diagnosis and are seeking medical information, you likely have many questions. A mesothelioma diagnosis is overwhelming news, and making sense of the medical mesothelioma information available to you can be a daunting task. Rest assured, help is available.
This section of our website is dedicated to providing you with as much medical information about mesothelioma as we can so you can better understand the disease you and your loved ones are dealing with. As a mesothelioma law firm, our lawyers and staff are familiar with asbestos cancer medical experts across the country and are prepared to share this information with you or your family.
If you have questions, we strongly encourage you to contact us by e-mail or call our toll free number, 1-866-468-8631, and our lawyers will do their best to get you the mesothelioma diagnosis information you need.
Coping with a Mesothelioma Diagnosis
The Internet is often the first resource new patients and family members turn to for information when they are diagnosed with mesothelioma. While there are countless websites about mesothelioma, far too few of them deliver accurate, meaningful information.
Each year, nearly 3,000 people in the United States receive a mesothelioma diagnosis. It is a cancer caused by asbestos exposure that most commonly affects the lungs (pleural mesothelioma) or the abdomen (peritoneal mesothelioma).
We encourage you to explore the links on the left-hand side of this web page to learn more about mesothelioma diagnosis information. Click on the question below to learn more about:
- What is mesothelioma?
- What is pleural mesothelioma?
- What is peritoneal mesothelioma?
- What are the treatment options for mesothelioma?
Have a question about an asbestos lawsuit? Call one of our mesothelioma lawyers at (866) 468-8631.
We also encourage you to visit our Mesothelioma Video Library and hear mesothelioma medical expert Mary Hesdorffer answer some of the most common questions patients and families have aboutbeing diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mary is the Director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and a nurse practitioner with more than 10 years of experience helping mesothelioma patients. Browse dozens of videos–educational overviews and true stories of real people facing a mesothelioma diagnosis.
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Resources for Clients
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (The Meso Foundation) is the nation’s leading non-profit mesothelioma advocacy and research organization.
Founded by David J. Sugarbaker, MD, the International Mesothelioma Program (IMP) encompasses both a clinical program and a research program. IMP’s clinical focus is on developing treatment strategies that can significantly extend the life of mesothelioma patients.
For more than twenty years, The University of Chicago has been a pioneer in the study and treatment of malignant mesothelioma. Dr. Hedy Lee Kindler is the director of the Mesothelioma Program and an internationally-recognized expert in new drug development for mesothelioma.