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Is the risk of getting mesothelioma higher if I worked in the army?

Veterans who worked in the army between 1930 and 1970 do have greater chances of getting asbestos-related cancer and other respiratory affections because the military occupations have exposed them to high levels of asbestos.

Therefore, whether you worked as a mechanic, pipefitter, radioman or infantryman, it is possible that you made contact with asbestos at a certain point in your military career.

We wanted a resource where people who are looking for better help can find it, because one of the issues that I have found is that the diagnosis takes a little bit, some people don’t know if they are diagnosed or not. This is something that it is important enough, that is why I wanted to put the information together.