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Other Cancer Caused by Asbestos Exposure

There are numerous types of cancer that can be caused by exposure to asbestos, including lung cancer. Asbestos exposure can also cause cancer of the esophagus, stomach, larynx, rectum and colon.

Any part of the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract that asbestos can come in contact with can become affected by an asbestos-related cancer. Gastrointestinal tract cancers can be a result of swallowing airborne asbestos particles that pass through the nose and mouth.

According to the World Health Organization, approximately half of all deaths from occupational cancer are caused by asbestos.

Other cancers caused by asbestos exposure include:

  • Laryngeal
  • Breast
  • Prostate
  • Ovarian
  • Gallbladder
  • Kidney

If you’ve been exposed to asbestos and are currently suffering with symptoms of cancer or another asbestos-related disease, you may be eligible to file a claim. Get your free consultation today from the asbestos lawyers here at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer.

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