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A number of national associations offer support, advice, information about research, and other helpful resources. You can find help for your mesothelioma from associations like the following:

In addition there are dozens of associations relating to complementary and alternative treatments. Here is a brief list:

Reflexology Association of America
4012 Rainbow Ste. K-PMB#585
Las Vegas, NV 89103-2059
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American Association of Professional Hypnotherapists
The website has links to their online directory of members.

AAOM (American Associations of Oriental Medicine) - by state

American Assn of TCM
Qihang Cai
4801 38th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 786-9218
Fax: (718) 349-7070


New Jersey Assn. of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
332 South Avenue East
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 928-0060
Fax: (908) 928-0062

Oriental Medicine Society of Arkansas
Michael Ranft
P.O. Box 21123
Hot Springs, AR 71903
(501) 623-5433


Oriental Medical Association of New Mexico
Atara Noiade
P.O. Box 67381
Albuquerque, NM 87193-7381
(505) 332-8789
Fax: (505) 982-2344

Acupuncture Association of Colorado
Phranque Wright
4380 Harlan #202
Wheat Ridge CO 80033
(303) 572-8744


Acupuncture Society of New York
Fred Cramer
1858 Pleasantville Rd., Suite #112
Briarcliff, NY 10510-1038
(914) 923-0632
Fax: (914) 923-0632

Georgia State Oriental Medical Assn.
PO Box 13445
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 685-8611


Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
921 A Jasonway Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43214
(614) 476-9788

Hawaii Acupuncture Assn.
Dr. Mike Hashimoto
PO Box 11202
Honolulu, HI 96828
(808) 538-6692
Fax: (808) 593-9094


Acupuncture Society of Pennsylvania
Beverly Shapiro
4245 Pechin Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128
(215) 992-6991

Illinois State Acupuncture Assn.
Claudette Baker-President
5315 North Clark Street
Suite 611
Chicago, IL 60640-2113
(773) 271-4387
Fax: (773) 955-9953


Tennessee Acupuncture Council
Julie Thie
4229 Fort Henery Drive
Kingsport, TN 37663
(423) 239-7044

Michigan Association of Acupuncture & OM
Deborah Lincoln
P.O. Box 4404
East Lansing, MI 48826-4404
(517) 381-6977
Fax: (517) 349-2733


Acupuncture Assn of Washington
John Frostad
1420 Meridian, East, Suite 2
Milton, WA 98354
(253) 851-4756
Fax: (253) 927-5905

Mesothelioma cancer center

In addition to such associations, you can also find the help you need for your mesothelioma cancer from a center that understands the effects of asbestos and offers treatment aimed specifically at mesothelioma. Many also regularly conduct clinical trials. Check our list to see if one of these centers of excellence is located within a reasonable distance from you. And remember, there are many sources of help with out-of-pocket expenses when you have cancer.

Cancer center lung treatment

There are many cancer centers that specialize in treatment for lung cancer. Many of these have medical experts who are also skilled and experienced at treating mesothelioma. It’s important to interview doctors and other medical professionals when choosing your care team. This disease is rare and aggressive, and once it’s reached stages 3 and 4, your best hope of dealing with advanced mesothelioma is to work with a team of doctors who are totally current with the state of research.

We have provided an array of material and information about helpful resources, medical resources, and ideas on where to turn for help. Follow these links for information and links to additional associations and other resources and support.

Your legal rights

The law provides that if you’ve been knowingly or negligently exposed to asbestos and have developed mesothelioma or other asbestos-related illnesses, you may have a right to pursue legal action for corporate misconduct. After you’ve contacted the resources at the above associations, be sure to talk with a qualified mesothelioma attorney about your legal rights.

At HendlerLaw, our lawyers are experienced at helping mesothelioma victims receive compensation for their suffering with pleural or peritoneal mesothelioma. We can help whether you live in Montana, Alabama, Colorado, Pennsylvania, South Florida, Texas, or any other state. Call us 24/7 at 800.443.6353 or email us at