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Mesothelioma isn't the only asbestos-related illness out there

If you spent several years working in an industry in which you were exposed to high concentrations of asbestos on a regular basis, you may already be aware of the possibility of receiving a diagnosis of mesothelioma, which is a fatal cancer attributed to this naturally occurring, but toxic, mineral.

Is it legal to remove asbestos yourself?

You find asbestos in your home's insulation during a renovation project. You know the grave dangers of asbestos, which can lead to respiratory issues and a type of cancer known as mesothelioma. That cancer is famous for its aggressive nature, and it is often fatal to those who contract it.

How common is occupational lung cancer?

You're diagnosed with lung cancer, and you're shocked. Yes, you have smoked a handful of cigars, but only on special occasions. Perhaps you have smoked a dozen in your life. You certainly do not smoke cigarettes or anything else on a regular basis, and you never have. How could you have gotten lung cancer?