Helping U.S. Veterans with Mesothelioma Since 2015

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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Choose Your Service Branch

Thank you for your service to our country. Please select the military branch that you or a loved one served in. You’ll learn how asbestos was used in each branch and what to do if you’ve been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Over 33% of all mesothelioma cases are linked to military asbestos exposure — and veterans from all branches of service are at risk. Veterans of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps hold the highest risk of developing mesothelioma.

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About the Mesothelioma Veterans Center

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.

File a VA Mesothelioma Claim

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.

VA Benefits

VA Pension

VA Health Care

VA Disability Compensation

Aid & Attendance / Housebound Benefits

Dependency & Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Benefits for Spouses and Dependent Children

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Asbestos Exposure on Navy Ships

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.

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Mesothelioma VA Benefits & Financial Help

File for VA Benefits

  • File for VA disability compensation often worth $3,823 or more in 2023
  • File for survivor benefits for eligible spouses and children
  • Connect with VA-approved specialists who can help you
VA Benefits Help

Unlock Asbestos Trust Funds

  • Over $30 billion dollars are available
  • Often accessed without a trial and within months
  • Get help with treatment costs and security for your loved ones
Am I Eligible?