Native Americans are disproportionately affected by asbestos-related illnesses. Efforts are being made to lessen this impact and Native American communities are leading the way.
Rachel Lynch is the Press and Media coordinator for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance (MCA). The organization’s work is focused on awareness and advocacy for mesothelioma cancer and aims for a complete ban of asbestos in the United States. Her focus is on raising awareness of asbestos exposure and ensuring all at-risk communities are aware of the potential health impacts.