Year: 2020

Benzene exposure: A common and hidden danger

You know about asbestos and how dangerous it is, but did you learn about benzene? Benzene can irritate the lining of the airways and cause inflammation in the nasal passages and throat. It’s extremely harmful to the skin. Even at low levels, benzene exposure could...

Does mesothelioma make you tired?

You begin feeling fatigued on a regular basis, and you can’t seem to get over it, no matter how much extra sleep you get. You start thinking that something may be wrong, and the first thing that comes to mind is the potential asbestos exposure that you had as part of...

How does mesothelioma make it hard to breathe?

If you have been exposed to asbestos, you may be worried about developing mesothelioma. This is a type of cancer that tends to impact about 3,500 new patients every year. While that is a far smaller number than you may see with something like traditional lung cancer,...