Living with mesothelioma

Treatment for mesothelioma can cause physical changes to your body. This can affect how you feel about yourself.

You can get a lot of support for yourself and your family when you have mesothelioma. You might be able to claim compensation if you know you were exposed to asbestos at work. It may be helpful for you and your family to have some extra funds to help you to cope with the illness and its treatment.

Coping with mesothelioma

Find out how to cope with the effects of mesothelioma.

Support at home for mesothelioma

You might need some care and support at home due to mesothelioma or its treatment.  A lot of practical and emotional support is available.

Resources and organisations for mesothelioma

A list of organisations, support groups, videos and books to help you cope with mesothelioma.

Living with advanced mesothelioma

Get support to cope with the issues you may have with advanced mesothelioma.

Last reviewed: 
30 Jul 2021
Next review due: 
30 Jul 2024
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