This website was created to provide lung cancer and mesothelioma
patients, their families and friends with up-to-date information.
The website has five major sections with detailed information
on Lung Cancer,
Mesothelioma, major Cancer
Hospitals At Risk Jobs, and Veteran's Resources.
This section explains how cancer develops and other background
information about cancer. The effects of smoking with asbestos
exposure is detailed in Smoking
& Lung Cancer. The Types
of Lung Cancer section outlines different categories such
as non small cell
and small cell lung
cancer. The Lung
Cancer Symptom section list common lung cancer symptoms
that may indicate reason for concern and the need to visit
a doctor. Once a diagnosis has been made, a determination
of the "stage" or severity of the cancer is made
by the doctor. A detailed analysis of the different levels
of cancer staging is outlined in Lung
Cancer Staging section. Surgery
and Chemotherapy, Side Effects
and Clinical Trials are
all discussed in the Lung
Cancer Treatment Options section.
Mesothelioma - Cancer
of the Lung Lining
This section provide a descriptions of Pleural
Mesothelioma and Peritoneal
Staging and Clinical
Trials are also covered. The fact that asbestos causes
mesothelioma and the many years it takes to develop mesothelioma cancer
are covered in Years to Develop
and Asbestos Causes
It is very important that one obtains the best medical care
for your loved one. Divided by state we have listed a number
of well known Cancer Hospitals.
We hope this provides assistance in finding a location close
to your home. It is important that you obtain all the facts
about mesothelioma or lung cancer and the best way to treat
it. In the Questions & Information
From Your Doctor section we have outlined a number of
question to consider asking your health care professional.
At Risk Jobs
In our At Risk Job section we
have listed a number of asbestos or other hazardous jobs that
significantly increase ones chances of obtaining lung cancer
or mesothelioma. Individuals who worked in these trades are
often eligible for financial assistance.
In the Veteran Resources section you will find helpful information for Veterans and their families. There you will find information detailing the difference between Veterans Hospitals, Clinics, and Outpatient Centers. Most importantly, there is information on how a Veteran Service Officer can help your family.
Interesting information can also be found on the history of asbestos in the military and especially in the navy. Additional information on asbestos products used in the navy, different ships and shipyards are also discussed.