Malignant Mesothelioma

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Additional resources for malignant mesothelioma

More information from your American Cancer Society

We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.

Other organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Information on asbestos

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636

    Offers information on toxic substances, including a special section on asbestos with fact sheets and video information

Environmental Protection Agency
Phone number: 1-202-272-0167

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Toll-free number: 1-800-321-6742 (1-800-321-OSHA)

Information on mesothelioma and cancer in general

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-877-363-6376 (1-877-END-MESO)

    Has information on mesothelioma, peer support via other patients and families dealing with mesothelioma, and referrals to clinical trials and doctors who specialize in mesothelioma

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)

    Part of the US National Institutes of Health, the NCI provides information on all types of cancer, living with cancer, support information for families of people with cancer, research, and more

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

    Made up of experts from many of the nation’s leading cancer centers, the NCCN develops guidelines for doctors to use when treating patients. Some of these guidelines, including one on pleural mesothelioma, are available in versions for patients as well.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937) for some publications and Cancer Survivor Toolbox® orders

    Offers information on work, health insurance, and more. The Cancer Survival Toolbox is a free, self-learning audio program to help cancer survivors and caregivers develop practical tools needed to deal with the diagnosis, treatment and challenges of cancer. Listen online or order CDs. Also in Spanish and Chinese

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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Last Medical Review: 05/18/2015
Last Revised: 02/17/2016