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Medically Accurate Content

Medical and health experts review all the information on our website to ensure it is medically accurate and up to date with current medical standards. We follow strict research and editorial guidelines to ensure our content is based on reputable medical and scientific sources.

Free Services for Patients & Families

Our team of Patient Advocates helps patients and their loved ones access and connect with the best doctors and cancer centers through our Doctor Match program, and they provide personalized support and guidance for anyone dealing with mesothelioma. We also offer free informational books and a free guide to help families navigate a mesothelioma diagnosis.

Advocacy & Compensation for Victims

We educate the public on the dangers of asbestos, contribute to mesothelioma research, and help victims of asbestos exposure seek justice and compensation – completely free of charge. We help families explore their legal and financial options. Our Veterans Department guides those exposed to asbestos in the military through the complicated VA claims process.

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Who We Help

We have helped thousands of people impacted by mesothelioma and asbestos exposure. Whether you’re just looking for information or seeking personalized guidance, we are here to help you.

An Experienced, Dedicated Team

Patient Advocates

Our Patient Advocates have years of experience answering questions from mesothelioma patients and their families, and connecting them to the best doctors and treatment centers across the nation. They also help them understand the legal and financial options that can cover medical costs, lost wages and other expenses.

Snehal Smart, M.D., patient advocate at the Pleural Mesothelioma Center
Snehal Smart, M.D. Medical Doctor & Patient Advocate

Snehal Smart is the Pleural Mesothelioma Center’s in-house medical doctor, serving as both an experienced Patient Advocate and an expert medical writer for the website. When she is not providing one-on-one assistance to patients, Dr. Smart stays current on the latest medical research, reading peer-reviewed studies and interviewing oncologists to learn about advancements in diagnostic tools and cancer treatments.

Veterans Assistance

The Veterans Department is staffed by a VA-Accredited Claims Agent who guides veterans diagnosed with mesothelioma through the complicated VA claims process, so they can receive the maximum benefits from top VA hospitals across the United States. We also help veterans who were denied a claim reapply for benefits.

Danielle DiPietro, VA Accredited agent & patient advocate at the Pleural Mesothelioma Center
Danielle DiPietro Patient Advocate & VA Claims Agent

Danielle DiPietro is a Patient Advocate and writer for the Pleural Mesothelioma Center. She is also accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs as an official claims agent, allowing her to provide specialized assistance to veterans and their family members.

Social Media & Outreach

Our Social Media and Outreach Department raises awareness through several social media outlets and organizations that share our mission to ban asbestos, increase research funding and improve the lives of mesothelioma patients and their families.

Nathan Knoebber, Outreach Coordinator for The Pleural Mesothelioma Center
Nathan Knoebber Outreach Coordinator Nathan Knoebber is the Outreach Coordinator at The Pleural Mesothelioma Center. He communicates with patients and loved ones through our social media platforms and helps raise awareness about asbestos dangers and mesothelioma.
My dad lost his fight to mesothelioma in 2012. Thank you for the information you have on this page. It was really helpful and enabled me to better understand this hideous disease.
Karen Simpson

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