Online resources for you on asbestos lung cancer
“Asbestos has been the largest single cause of occupational cancerin the United States.”
-The American Thoracic Society
After being diagnosed with asbestos lung cancer, it can be understandably overwhelming to navigate through all of the resources that are available online. That’s why Weitz & Luxenberg has compiled the following information for you and your family members on this page. The links below will lead you to credible online sources that can help to answer the pressing questions you have about asbestos related lung cancer and its treatment.
As you browse through these sources, please also remember that because your lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure, you have the option to pursue financial compensation from the companies responsible for your illness. Weitz & Luxenberg can help you in this pursuit. We have over two decades of experience in asbestos litigation, and have secured more than $3 billion in successful verdicts and settlements for individuals just like you, or your family member. Financial compensation can help cover the extremely high medical expenses that are associated with lung cancer treatment.
Links to online resources:
OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. The website is designed to make it easy for the general public to navigate through the pages to obtain the information that they want. Through OncoLink you can get comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances that is updated every day.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society has many national and local programs, as well as a 24-hour support line, to help cancer survivors with problems such as travel, lodging and emotional issues.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
American Thoracic Society
The American Thoracic Society, founded in 1905, was originally the medical section of the American Lung Association. In 2000, the Society became a nonprofit organization whose missions is to improve health worldwide by advancing research, clinical care and public health in respiratory disease, critical illness and sleep disorders.
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health. It is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a national office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country.
Lung Cancer Alliance
The Lung Cancer Alliance is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to advocating for people living with lung cancer or those at risk for the disease.
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Not only can financial compensation from a lawsuit help to cover your medical expenses, but it can also assist with travel to clinical trials that you may want to pursue. In addition, Weitz & Luxenberg can help you receive enough compensation so that you and your family are financially stable during the entire duration of your treatment.
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