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Mesothelioma Help

Mesothelioma help refers to any person who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer and seek financial compensation and help for treatment. As far as compensation, there are two ways you can receive compensation and the first one is by a law suit trial. The average trial lawsuit is $6 million. The other option is to receive compensation by a settlement. If you have worked in an asbestos related environment there is little the defendant can do to win the case. In order to receive the best possible mesothelioma help, it's of utmost importance to utilize an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer because this is a very specialized field. If the victim has passed away already, it is possible for family members to receive financial compensation due to the loss of a loved one.

In the last few years, there has been a lot of attention on mesothelioma research. Many drug makers have focused their attention to the disease. This has resulted in the development of promising new drug and chemotherapies including Alimta, which promise to re-define future cancer treatment. Alimta® (pemetrexed) in combination with cisplatin (Platinol®) was recently approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of inoperable malignant mesothelioma. Alimta®/cisplatin is the first and only drug regimen proven to improve the duration of survival for patients with advanced malignant mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma help and information is available at the below organizations.

The National Cancer Institute
If you need information immediately, please call 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237), 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday; TTY 1-800-332-8615. Otherwise, send an e-mail to cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov. Should your message require a response, you may expect one within 5 to 7 business days.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (aka FDA) can answer your questions about asbestos and new mesothelioma research.
Organization: Office of Consumer Affairs
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Address: HFE-88, Room 16-85
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Telephone: 1-888-463-6332 (1-888-INFO-FDA)

   
       
 

Sources of National Cancer Institute Information

Cancer Information Service
Toll-free: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
TTY (for deaf and hard of hearing callers): 1-800-332-8615

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