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... I hope I am posting this on the right board. I wanted advice from people who know the facts about asbestos. ... (17 replies)
... I posted this message with regard to another posting re concern about asbestos exposure at work and it is worth repeating here. ... (17 replies)
... I am 46 and have had not a small amount of casual exposure to asbestos just like many people my age. Your generation is a bit luckier in that asbestos is no longer ripped out without caution like used to be done in the past. ... (3 replies)

... As I mentioned in an earlier posting the most important thing you can do is NOT smoke. Smoking causes the asbestos fibers that have been inhaled to embed deeper into the your lung tissue. ... (17 replies)
Nov 11, 2003
... Madison, My mother just died from mesothelioma a little over two weeks ago. The good thing I can tell you is that she died after fighting this disease for over 4 1/2 years. What stage is your dad's disease at? My mother attempted to have her lung removed when she was first diagnosed, but they found that the cancer had already spread further than they had expected. So,... (10 replies)
Nov 9, 2003
... My Mom was given 3 months to live, 5 months ago, with stage 4. She has done pretty good but has lost a lot of weight and now is having a lot of swelling in her legs and now hands and arms. Does anyone know what that is all about or how to keep it from happening? She is still walking from the bedroom to the living room and is on minimal pain med. She is getting a lot weaker... (10 replies)
Nov 5, 2003
... If you have been following some of my recent posting, you know that my Dad has been diagnosed with cancer. It is mesothelioma, a kind of cancer that comes from asbestos exposure. ... (10 replies)
... I wanted to let you know how much your posting touched me and how you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. My father is suffering from this disease. ... (7 replies)
... It had not been my intention to put anything on the web until after this, but when I read your posting I felt that your dad may benefit from our experience. ... (24 replies)
... What your father is experiencing is what is known as "B symptoms" or constitutional symptoms. The constitutional symptoms that we're mostly familiar with are things like fever, chills and sweats...normally we associated these with some type of infection (like the flu, or a cold for example). However, these are also associated with cancer. The intense sweating your father is... (3 replies)

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