How Were Veterans Exposed to Asbestos?
The U.S. military used asbestos products for more than 40 years. If you’re a veteran and were exposed to this toxic dust, you may be entitled to federal benefits. Find out how to apply.
Each year, an estimated 3,300 people are diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, a rare but virulent type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Of those patients, nearly a third are veterans who were exposed to high levels of toxic dust and fibers while serving on military bases and working on ships or in shipyards.
COVID-19 & Mesothelioma
If you are a mesothelioma patient, you may be at elevated risk for contracting Corona Virus, so it’s important to know what that means and how you should handle it. The good news is, there are some precautions you can take to reduce your risk of complications from COVID-19!