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Do I Need to See a Specialist to Treat Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a particular type of cancer that is often developed as a result of continued exposure to asbestos. In the U.S., there are several types of work in which asbestos exposure is common, including:

  • Plumbing
  • Pipefitting
  • Steamfitting
  • Electrical work
  • Shipyard work
  • Railroad work
  • Construction

Most people don’t develop mesothelioma for 20 to 50 years following exposure to asbestos, but it is still possible to treat the symptoms associated with the condition.

The type of medical professional that will be able to treat mesothelioma will depend on the extent of the cancer. Read on to learn more.

Physicians That Treat Mesothelioma

Not all doctors are knowledgeable in the treatment of mesothelioma, which makes it critically important to seek treatment from a doctor that is highly experienced in treating mesothelioma specifically.

The following are some mesothelioma doctors:

  • Surgeons,
  • Oncologists, and
  • Other experts in cancer that focus their practice on the treatment of pleural or peritoneal mesothelioma.

These experts might know of certain clinical trials or advanced treatment options for mesothelioma, which can make a significant positive difference in the prognosis.

We’re Here to Help Injured Victims

It’s unacceptable to receive a cancer diagnosis as a result of hard work. It is unfair that so many workers in the United States have been exposed to toxic substances, such as asbestos.

If you have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be owed compensation for your illness. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our office right away with any questions you may have. We are ready and able to help you now.

Contact our experienced team here at Shrader & Associates L.L.P. to learn more about how we can help with your case. Give us a call at (877) 958-7920 or fill out the online contact form to get in touch with a skilled attorney today.

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