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Websites: Asbestos & Mesothelioma-Specific
Mesothelioma Applied Research
Foundation, Inc. (MARF)
This organization funds mesothelioma research and has some of the leading
mesothelioma experts on its Board of Directors and Science Advisory Board.
An excellent resource!
What Is It? What Are Its Health Effects? Is It a Problem in Your House?
Protecting Yourself and Your Family.
(From the American Lung Association.)
Asbestos fact sheet --
Questions and Answers about Asbestos Exposure
How is asbestos used? What are the health hazards of exposure to asbestos?
Who is at risk? How great is the risk? How does smoking affect risk? Who
needs to be examined? What are the treatments for asbestos-related diseases?
How can workers protect themselves? What should people who have been exposed
to asbestos do? Will the Government provide examinations and treatment
or pay for such services? What about insurance coverage? Is there a danger
of nonoccupational exposure from products contaminated with asbestos particles?
(From the National Cancer Institute.)
Provides information about asbestos, materials in which it is found, handling
regulations, and government documents relating to asbestos.
(From the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), U.S.
Department of Labor.)
These are links to articles that have appeared in professional journals.
Organized by topic : Epidemiology, Biology, Pathology, Staging, General
Treatment, Chemotherapy. (From the American Society of Clinical Oncology.)
treatment statement for Malignant Mesothelioma
To read the PDQ treatment statement, select "Patients" under
the topic Treatment: Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment.
(CancerNet is a service of the National Cancer Institute and PDQ is NCI's
comprehensive cancer database.)
Descriptions and images
(From The Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Comprehensive Cancer Center, part
of the New York University School of Medicine.)
Mesothelioma Resource Center
Under "Getting Specific" first select "other cancers"
and click Go. Then select "Malignant Mesothelioma" from the
choices provided and click Go again. (From the American Cancer Society.)
What is mesothelioma? What causes mesothelioma? Signs and symptoms; Tests;
Treatment; Coping with mesothelioma; Relieving symptoms. (CancerBACUP
is the United Kingdoms leading cancer information service.)
A discussion of peritoneal mesothelioma from the Center for Surgical Oncology
at the Washington Cancer Institute, Washington Hospital Center, in Washington,
Imaging of Pleural Mesothelioma
This discussion of pleural mesothelioma is one of a number of Electronic
Learning Resources at Harvard Medical School's Joint
Program in Nuclear Medicine.
Our Management of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma
This guest editorial by doctors at H.
Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida,
appeared in Cancer Control Journal, vol. 4,
Support & Information discussion list archives
Search the Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR) mesothelioma
discussion list archives, post to the list, join or leave the list.
Search these sites for the term "mesothelioma."
Select "Malignant Mesothelioma" from the Cancer
Types pull-down menu. Takes you to a page of links to articles,
news, live chats, etc.
Browse this site by subject (Types of Cancer, Cancer Treatments, Coping
with Cancer, Screening/Prevention, Clinical Trials, Symptom Management,etc.)
or search for the term "mesothelioma" to select from a number
of articles and presentations by doctors at the University of Pennsylvania's
Search for the term "mesothelioma" and select from a number
of articles and presentations by doctors at the University of Iowa's Virtual
Hospital®, a service of University
of Iowa Health Care. Topics cover diagnosis, staging, treatment options,
A search for the term "mesothelioma" results in links to articles
about benign-fibrous, malignant mesothelioma, asbestos, and related topics.
Subtopics include definition; causes; incidence and risk factors; symptoms;
signs and tests; treatment; expectations (prognosis); complications; calling
your health care provider; and prevention.