Asbestos and Mesothelioma Resource Links
Asbestos Exposure: Questions and Answers
National Cancer Institute Web site providing information on asbestos; illnesses caused by exposure, including mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer; and other useful information.
National Cancer Institute: Malignant Mesothelioma
Information center on malignant mesothelioma providing links to information on the disease, its causes and treatment options, statistics, research, clinical trials and more.
American Cancer Society: Asbestos
Web site devoted to asbestos with detailed information on what asbestos is, its links to mesothelioma and other illnesses, how people become exposed to it, preventing exposure and more.
American Cancer Society: Malignant Mesothelioma
Cancer reference center providing an overview of malignant mesothelioma, risk factors and prevention measures, symptoms, treatment options and links to more information on the disease.
United States Environmental Protection Agency: Asbestos
Federal government gateway resource on asbestos: where it occurs, where an average person may encounter it, the types of products it may appear in and other information on the harmful substance.
Mayo Clinic: Mesothelioma
Gateway resource providing links to patient-focused medical information about asbestos-caused mesothelioma, including information on treatment, prevention and coping with the disease.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
This United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) site provides extensive asbestos information including medical, health, geographical and scientific information, as well as news and photos.
Safety and Health Topics: Asbestos
Information provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a branch of the US Department of Labor, on asbestos, OSHA safety standards for use of products containing asbestos, exposure hazards in the workplace, protecting workers from exposure and more.
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