Due to the widespread use of asbestos in the military between the 1930s and the 1980s, veterans account for 33% of all malignant mesothelioma diagnoses. There are thousands of veterans suffering from this dangerous disease, and since 2015, the Mesothelioma Veterans Center has been here to help.
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Since the Mesothelioma Veterans Center was founded, we have helped thousands of veterans find treatment options, access financial compensation, and receive VA benefits to help in their fight with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.
Our team includes proud veterans, members of military families, and VA-accredited attorneys. We were founded to serve veterans suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.
Learn more about the disease that affects the lining of the lungs (pleura) or abdomen (peritoneum). Find top treatment options to best improve your prognosis.
Veterans with mesothelioma are often eligible for thousands of dollars in disability compensation, access to top mesothelioma specialists and more.
Veterans diagnosed with mesothelioma are often eligible for VA benefits. Let our Veteran Support Team help you learn all about the benefits you’re entitled to for serving our nation.
One of the most common locations for Vets' asbestos exposure was on Navy ships. Thousands of service members were exposed to dangerous amounts of asbestos. Select your ship type to learn more about where asbestos may have been lurking.
Pleural Mesothelioma forms in the lining surrounding the lungs or chest. It is the most common type of mesothelioma, accounting for 75% of all diagnoses.
Peritoneal Mesothelioma forms in the abdominal lining known as the peritoneum. It accounts for around 25% of diagnoses and has the highest rate of successful treatment.