Benefits

benefits

Benefits

Some of the Benefits of our group

  1. There is always someone else who understands what you are going through. There is always someone that wants to hear YOU because they were heard at the group as they have walked the walk and talked the talk as a patient or carer.
  2. People meet others that have the same type of cancer. Both they and their carers can compare experiences and share what has worked for them.
  3. Presently, we have a Resource Office who gathers information from different Government Departments on assistance of many different kinds to share with the group.
  4. Apart from what the support group can offer you, you will bring your experience to the group. This helps others for no matter how big or small your contribution, every bit of information is valuable to the group.
  5. It’s a free service!

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Asbestos information

“Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly cancer that affects protective membranes surrounding lungs, heart and abdominal cavity that’s mainly caused by asbestos exposure.Although asbestos use in this country has dropped in recent decades, a steady number of people are still getting mesothelioma. That’s because this cancer can take anywhere from 20 to 50 years after asbestos exposure before symptoms appear, and an oncologist can make a definitive diagnosis.

While there’s no cure for mesothelioma and the outlook is generally poor, researchers have made significant progress in understanding the cancer and developing new treatment options and alternative therapies.

If you, or anyone that you know are affected by this disease or believe you have been exposed to asbestos, you can find more information from The Mesothelioma Center (Asbestos.com). They provide free informational books, packets and a Patient Advocacy program that works 1-on-1 with individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups.”

Mesothelioma site at
http://www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/

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