Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused solely from asbestos exposure. Asbestos was used in virtually everything for its heat-resistant properties from the drywall in your home to the boiler room of a military ship. By the late 1900’s, organizations and governments began to realize the harmful effects of asbestos, however, plenty of damage was already done. Mesothelioma has a latency period of 20-50 years after exposure to asbestos so many of those infected are still finding out.
The Mesothelioma Center is a free resource centre for those suffering from mesothelioma and their families. The free resources they provide include up-to-date information on asbestos and mesothelioma as well as support and assistance from their mesothelioma experts.