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Critical Issues for Seniors: Asbestos and Mesothelioma

Nov 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), around 3,000 people are diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases each year. A good majority of these people are ages 60 and older. Senior citizens are at a heightened risk of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases for numerous reasons, but it’s never too late to understand how these life-threatening diseases occur and what you can do if you’ve been affected by asbestos.