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Many of us know Sunday, June 14, as Flag Day, but it is also the day we celebrate the U.S. Army’s birthday. Over 40 million people have served in +The U.S. Army, including nearly half a million currently active personnel. Honoring the sacrifices of past and current Army servicemen and women on Flag Day is a wonderful tradition. However, the celebration should also include acknowledgement that for many Army veterans, another war has continued long after their service.

As a result of exposure to asbestos during their time in the military, numerous soldiers—particularly those who served before 1980—have been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Read more here:

Don’t forget to thank a #USArmy‬  veteran on Sunday, June 14 for their service!

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Nearly every type of cancer — apart from female-specific cancers like ovarian and uterine — affects men at higher rates than women. In addition, men tend to die of cancer more often than women with the same diagnoses.

With #mesothelioma , it’s no different. Due to the work-related asbestos exposure men face, men are stricken far more than their female counterparts.

Read more about the mesothelioma gender gap here:

For more insights on different professions that might put you at risk, visit our occupations page here:

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While there is still no cure for mesothelioma, several of the top cancer centers in the country are tackling the problem head on. There have been great improvements in just the last decade in the ability to detect the disease earlier, and to manage and slow its progression. This is not a cure, but it is progress.

Learn more about 2 medical centers and the promising advancements they are making in mesothelioma treatment research:

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We’ve all spent time in the hallowed halls of college campuses. We’ve sat in classrooms, lecture halls, and auditoriums attempting to gain the wisdom our professors were bestowing upon us.

But what if we gained something we never expected, like mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos?

For students at +Central Michigan University, this is a reality as Warriner Hall is now closed to remove the dangerous mineral. And CMU isn't unique.

Read why it can happen to other schools across the country:

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Our homes protect us from the outside world, but sometimes the real threat is lurking within our walls.

Learn more about #asbestos  and where its cancer-causing fibers may be hiding in your house:

If you think you may have been exposed to asbestos and have questions about #mesothelioma , download our free booklet here:

You can also speak to one of our team members at 866-287-9368.

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You've tried surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Sadly, your body hasn’t responded.

However, there are experimental treatment options for mesothelioma patients. As science continues to conduct more and more research, these supplemental therapies may ease symptoms.

You can read more from Dr. Milano here:

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Happy National Senior Health and Fitness Day!

The benefits of exercise are proven: helps you lose or maintain weight, sleep better, reduce depression, and prevent illness. But can exercise benefit mesothelioma patients?

Read our interview with Carol Michaels, author of the book, Exercises for Cancer Survivors, to learn why it’s important for cancer patients to maintain a light exercise routine during treatment:

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Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer caused by exposure to #asbestos‪ ‬. The symptoms of mesothelioma can often mimic a cold or the flu and many people tend to ignore them at first. Like any other cancer, early detection of #mesothelioma  allows patients more treatment options so they might be able to enjoy a better quality of life as they fight the illness. Learn the symptoms today by downloading our free checklist to review with your doctor.

Download our free symptoms checklist here:

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Most people battling cancer know that #chemotherapy  will have some effect on their bodies. They'll lose their hair. They'll feel tired. 
But do you know about the other ways chemotherapy can affect your quality of life? Read the latest blog from Dr. Milano about the side effects you can expect from treatment:

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Nothing beats the heat in the summer like cooling off in a swimming pool. And with #MemorialDayWeekend  upon us, many Americans will be wading in the waters of neighborhood pools. But are they safe from asbestos?

Across the pond in England, asbestos was found in an outdoor pool, leaking in through the aging pipework. Unfortunately, there's no reason why this couldn't happen in the U.S. as well.

Read more about asbestos and #swimmingpools  here:
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