Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was commonly used in consumer products and materials. The National Cancer Institute suggests that there is no safe level of asbestos exposure. Navy Veterans may be at risk for developing an asbestos-related disease because it was commonly used on ships. The most common asbestos-related diseases include mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and gastrointestinal cancer.
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