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United States Military veterans make up over 30% of all patients with malignant mesothelioma, caused by exposure to asbestos. Learn more about your benefits options with our VA-accredited claims agents, all free of charge.

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WHAT IS MESOTHELIOMA?

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare, but serious cancer of the lining of the lungs or abdomen. It is most commonly caused by exposure to asbestos. In over 30% of all mesothelioma cases, asbestos exposure occurred during military service. Veterans from all branches of service are at risk, with the most common being the United States Navy and the Marines.

Learn About Mesothelioma

ABOUT MESOTHELIOMA

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.

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Learn About Veteran Benefits

VETERAN BENEFITS

Veterans with mesothelioma are often eligible for thousands of dollars in disability compensation, access to top mesothelioma specialists and more.

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Learn About Asbestos In The Military

ASBESTOS IN THE MILITARY

Hundreds of thousands of veterans were exposed to asbestos during their service in the military. Learn how and where you may have been exposed.

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ASBESTOS EXPOSURE ON NAVY SHIPS

One of the most common locations for asbestos exposure was on navy ships. Thousands of men and women were exposed to dangerous amounts of asbestos during their time of service. Select your ship type to learn more about where asbestos may have been lurking.

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TYPES OF MESOTHELIOMA AND TREATMENT

Mesothelioma most commonly develops in the lungs or abdomen, years after the initial asbestos exposure. It can be an aggressive cancer, but treatment options continue to extend and improve quality of life. Learn about the various types of mesothelioma and the top treatment options available to take action.

Learn About Pleural Mesothelioma

PLEURAL MESOTHELIOMA

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. Learn more about the disease and how to best treat it.

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Learn About Peritoneal Mesothelioma

PERITONEAL MESOTHELIOMA

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. Learn ways to combat the disease successfully.

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Learn About Mesothelioma Treatments

MESOTHELIOMA TREATMENT

Mesothelioma treatment has significantly improved over the past two decades with the development of surgical, chemotherapy and radiation options. Learn which treatments work best for each type of mesothelioma.

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ASBESTOS EXPOSURE – AT RISK OCCUPATIONS

Since asbestos was used so frequently, in so many trades, its projected that millions of working men and women were exposed to asbestos. From construction to plumbing to mining and manufacturing, asbestos was ever-present. Learn how and where you may have been exposed and what compensation may be available for you.

VA & FINANCIAL HELP

FILE FOR VA BENEFITS

  • File for VA disability compensation or pension
  • Spouses and children filing for survivor benefits
  • Connect with VA-approved specialists

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UNLOCK ASBESTOS TRUST FUNDS

  • Over $30 billion dollars are available
  • Trust Funds are often accessed without a trial
  • Get security for you and your loved ones

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