Being diagnosed with mesothelioma is a life-changing event with emotional, physical, familial and, often, financial consequences. It is very important to establish strong relationships with a team of experts able to provide support and guidance in all aspects of the management of mesothelioma.
Learn About Your Treatment Options
Work with your healthcare provider to determine how serious your diagnosis is and what your treatment options are.
Find out more about the role of palliative care in managing your disease.
Talk to your healthcare provider to find out if a clinical trial would be right for you.
Connect With Others
It is important for you to have support from others. Joining an online or in-person support group can provide you with more opportunities to get information about your disease, empower you to manage your disease, and provide you with the support you need.
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Page last updated: July 11, 2023