website was created to provide lung cancer and mesothelioma patients, their
families and friends with up-to-date information. The website has four major
sections with detailed information on Mesothelioma,
Cancer, major Cancer Hospitals and At Risk Jobs.
- Cancer of the Lung Lining
This section provides descriptions of Pleural
Mesothelioma and Peritoneal
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 the Asbestos
Causes Mesothelioma section.
This section explains how cancer develops and other background information
about cancer. The effects of smoking and asbestos exposure are 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 lists 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
Trials are all discussed in the Lung
Cancer Treatment Options section.
It is very important to obtain the best medical care for your loved one. We
have listed by state, 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 questions
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 developing lung cancer or mesothelioma.
Individuals who worked in these trades are often eligible for financial