Exposure to asbestos can cause mesothelioma cancer
. A terrible disease with no cure that most often affects the lungs and breathing, but can also affect the abdomen in what is known as peritoneal mesothelioma
. Mesothelioma takes between 20-50 years to develop after exposure so many people are at risk and don't even know it.
Fortunately, organizations like The Pleural Mesothelioma Center
are available to help. Not only do they offer loads of information on the latest news in the asbestos and mesothelioma fields, but their Patient Advocates are always available to chat. Some of the things they can help with include helping find the best treatment centers for you and guiding you along your journey by answering any questions you may have.