Mesothelioma (Resources)

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation.

www.cancer.org


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.

www.atsdr.cdc.gov


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment.

www.epa.gov


Mesotheliona Applied Research Foundation
The Meso foundation is the national organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma as a life-ending disease by funding research projects, helping patients connect with national mesothelioma experts and obtain information on treatment options, and advocating for federal mesothelioma research.

http://www.curemeso.org


National Cancer Institute
Accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive cancer information from the US government's principal agency for cancer research.

www.cancer.gov


National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

www.nih.gov


National Library of Medicine- National Institutes of Health
The National Library of Medicine is the world’s largest medical library. The library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.

www.nlm.nih.gov


Occupational Safety and Health Administrarion (OSHA)
OSHA is the main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health legislation.

www.osha.gov


United States Department of Labor
The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. The Department administers a variety of federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.

www.dol.gov


United States Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.

www.cpsc.gov