Getting Help With a Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis

Diagnosed with mesothelioma, Victor found information on medical help and financial assistance, giving him a better chance of survival.

Virgil Anderson was recently diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, which is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. He came in contact with asbestos while working on his family’s farm, but he was mainly exposed during his job as a press operator in the manufacturing of stove tops. Many other groups of people come in contact with a lot of asbestos and are also at risk.

Oceanside Beach Pier at sunset
There is help available when you are diagnosed with mesothelioma.

He needed help, and immediate medical attention. He found a few websites on the internet that are supposed to help people, but nobody got back to him. Then, he found help on Even though he contacted them on a Sunday, one of their patient advocates gave him a call back within minutes. They gave him a great deal of helpful information on mesothelioma on doctors and resources available to him.

As a result of their website, he is now being treated at the national cancer institute and the patient advocates have even provided him with financial assistance so he could afford a place to live during his chemotherapy. If he had not reached out to this website he would likely be homeless and more importantly in hospice waiting to die.

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this article seems interesting for me , i hope it can help me to protect my self against the mesothelioma cancer