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Simmons Hanly Conroy’s support blog is a place for clients and families to find news, education, and inspirational stories about the following areas of litigation: mesothelioma and asbestos, dangerous drugs and devices, consumer protection and mass torts, personal injury and environmental litigation.

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Mesothelioma Tests and Early Detection

Mesothelioma has symptoms which can also be found in a variety of other ailments. While you may need the services of a mesothelioma doctor once diagnosis is confirmed, your family doctor may… Read More

What is the pleura, and How Is it Related to Mesothelioima?

The word “pleura” is about as foreign and strange as the word “mesothelioma.” It almost sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. According to 100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma,… Read More

Finding a Mesothelioma Specialist and Asking the Right Questions

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, finding the right doctor and being actively involved in your treatment are two of the best steps you can take. Mesothelioma doctors are the best physicians… Read More

Are There Different Types of Mesothelioma?

According to 100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma, there are three main types of mesothelioma: epithelioid mesothelioma, sarcomatoid mesothelioma, and mixed (also called “biphasic”) mesothelioma. Generally, when I speak with someone who… Read More

Can Mesothelioma Be Prevented?

According to 100 Questions and Answers About Mesothelioma, the best way to prevent mesothelioma is to decrease one’s exposure to asbestos in the workplace, at home, and in the environment. Regulating the necessary safety… Read More

What Are the Risk Factors, or Who Gets Mesothelioma?

People that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma have, at some point in their lives, worked on jobs or been in an environment where they were exposed to asbestos fibers. Factory workers. Ship… Read More

What is Mesothelioma?

The first reaction most people have when they hear about mesothelioma is “meso what?” The word is as strange and unfamiliar as the asbestos cancer itself. In the book 100 Questions and Answers… Read More

Welcome to Simmons Hanly Conroy Mesothelioma Support Blog

Welcome to Simmons Hanly Conroy’s Mesothelioma Support blog, a place for patients and families to find information, news, and stories about mesothelioma, the rare cancer caused by asbestos. We hope this blog… Read More

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