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Tips for Families Coping with Mesothelioma
A mesothelioma diagnosis doesn’t just affect the patient. It affects the whole family.
Sons, daughters, and other close family members often find themselves attending doctor’s appointments, managing a patient’s care, explaining the disease to grandchildren, and navigating financial hardships associated with treatment and long-term care.
All this stress can take a heavy toll on caregivers, but there are support groups for families of mesothelioma patients.
And at MesotheliomaHelp.org, we have gathered some tips to help family members who are coping with a mesothelioma diagnosis.
Learning About a Mesothelioma Diagnosis
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. About 3,000 cases are diagnoses each year in the United States.
One of the first things people do after they have received a mesothelioma diagnosis is to research the disease, treatment options, and prognosis. When meeting with your parent or loved one’s doctor, there are several questions you should ask.