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Medicare Now Covers CAR T-Cell Therapy for Approved Cancers Asbestos.com
CAR T-cell therapy, a promising immunotherapy that genetically modifies immune cells to recognize and fight cancer, is now covered by Medicare.
Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Targets Latest Gene Therapy Asbestos.com
The latest mesothelioma clinical trial is testing the novel therapy drug TR002 in combination with celecoxib and gemcitabine.
Pleural Mesothelioma Rates Remain Stagnant As Survival Improves | Surviving Mesothelioma
A new report shows pleural mesothelioma rates in the US have failed to decline as they were predicted to do, but survival is improving slightly.
Mesothelioma Study Explores New Treatment When Chemotherapy Fails Asbestos.com
A clinical trial is exploring whether an Opdivo/Cyramza combination can serve as an effective second-line treatment for pleural mesothelioma.
How I've Survived Mesothelioma for Seven Years and Counting Asbestos.com
This August marks seven years living with mesothelioma, a rare and incurable cancer that has given me a *fresh* perspective on life. October 3 will mark seven ...
Dr. Simone: Radiation Oncologist & Contributing Writer Asbestos.com
Dr. Simone is a radiation oncologist at the New York Proton Center in New York City. He contributes to *content* at Asbestos.com.
New York Proton Center Advances Mesothelioma Treatment Asbestos.com
The New York center is offering proton therapy to pleural mesothelioma patients. The ultraprecise radiation treatment will hopefully extend survival.
White House Asbestos Risk Forces Top Staff Relocation Asbestos.com
Several of President Donald Trump's top staff members are being temporarily relocated as the White House undergoes an asbestos removal project.
Mesothelioma Isn’t Going Anywhere Mesothelioma Guide
Mesothelioma incidence rates in the U.S. increased from 2004 to 2014, and figures as recent as 2016 indicate the disease remains a major health concern.
Teachers’ union investigating a possible cancer link to Philly schools, warns of hazards - The Philadelphia Inquirer
Teachers’ union investigating a possible cancer link to Philly schools, warns of hazards The Philadelphia Inquirer
A longtime city educator has mesothelioma — a type of cancer most often caused by asbestos exposure — and Philadelphia Federation of Teachers officials ...
Can You Identify Each Type of Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma Guide
You're a mesothelioma patient. You just received your diagnosis. Now you're trying to understand the disease you have. How much do you know about it?
Johnson & Johnson attorneys cite negative findings of asbestos in mesothelioma trial - Northern California Record
Johnson & Johnson attorneys cite negative findings of asbestos in mesothelioma trial Northern California Record
TORRANCE – Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday cited test findings and statements by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conclude ...
Philadelphia Federation Of Teachers Proposes $100 Million Cleanup Of Asbestos, Mold And Lead In More Than 175 Schools - CBS Philly
Philadelphia Federation Of Teachers Proposes $100 Million Cleanup Of Asbestos, Mold And Lead In More Than 175 Schools CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — New pictures from inside a Philadelphia elementary school show possible sources of asbestos. The teachers' union recently ...
MD Anderson Remains Top-Ranked Cancer Center Asbestos.com
MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has been named the top cancer center in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth straight year.
Low-Dose CT Screening May Increase Life Expectancy of Pleural Mesothelioma Patients MesoWatch
Recently published results of long-term study shows that low-dose computed tomography screening can improve life expectancy of mesothelioma.
FDA Finds Asbestos in Beauty Plus Products, Issues Voluntary Recall Environmental Working Group
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a safety alert urging consumers to stop using cosmetics from Beauty Plus, after the agency found the deadly ...
Signs of Peritoneal Mesothelioma After Radiotherapy | Surviving Mesothelioma
Japanese researchers are reminding doctors to watch for signs of peritoneal mesothelioma in people who have undergone past radiotherapy.
After environmental risks highlighted, Philly school board gets an earful - The Philadelphia Inquirer
After environmental risks highlighted, Philly school board gets an earful The Philadelphia Inquirer
If I have been in Meredith School since kindergarten, how likely am I to develop health conditions related to asbestos?” a seventh grader asked.
Hidden asbestos: Hundreds of homes in Peterborough, Ont., suspected of containing toxic material from GE plant - CBC News
Hidden asbestos: Hundreds of homes in Peterborough, Ont., suspected of containing toxic material from GE plant CBC News
A CBC News/Toronto Star investigation has found that from the 1940s until the mid-1970s, General Electric sold off leftover asbestos material from its ...
Man awarded $8.4M, exposed to asbestos working at car dealerships Alton Telegraph
EDWARDSVILLE — A St. Louis man diagnosed with mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos while working in car dealerships has been awarded $8.433 ...
St. Louis jurors award former mechanic $8.4 million in asbestos trial Madison County Record
A St. Louis jury awarded a former mechanic and his wife $8.433 million in an asbestos trial against Ford Motor Company.
City could kick in $10M for asbestos work in Philadelphia schools The Philadelphia Inquirer
City Councilman at-Large Derek Green proposed the funding after learning Wednesday that a city teacher has mesothelioma, a form of cancer linked to ...
Auto Mechanic Wins $8.4 Million Mesothelioma Verdict Against Ford Motor Co. Mesothelioma.net Blog
A St. Louis jury ordered Ford Motor Company to pay $8.433 million in compensation to lifelong resident Al Bennett and his wife Pam after hearing evidence that ...
How Your Occupation Can Put You At Risk for Asbestos Exposure MesoWatch
The effects of asbestos exposure continue to this day despite the diminished use of the fibrous mineral. While it can be easy to assume that the majority of those ...
Top Johnson & Johnson spokesman in mesothelioma trial says he testified to get truth out about baby powder - Northern California Record
Top Johnson & Johnson spokesman in mesothelioma trial says he testified to get truth out about baby powder Northern California Record
TORRANCE – After plaintiff attorneys suggested he was profiting from testifying for Johnson & Johnson, witness John Hopkins said he was interested in ...
New Lymph Node Testing Can Save Patients From Unnecessary Mesothelioma Surgery - Mesothelioma.net Blog
New Lymph Node Testing Can Save Patients From Unnecessary Mesothelioma Surgery Mesothelioma.net Blog
Though medical science has come a long way in its understanding of malignant mesothelioma, it still has a long way to go. The rare and deadly form of cancer ...
Asbestos in the Military | Learn the Risks Mesothelioma Hub
Before the 1970s, the military relied heavily on asbestos products. Today, many veterans are facing asbestos-related diseases.
FDA Approves First New Treatment for Mesothelioma in 15 Years Asbestos.com
For the first time in more than 15 years, the FDA has approved Tumor Treating Fields as a new therapy for the first-line treatment of pleural mesothelioma.
CRS/HIPEC Treatment and Peritoneal Mesothelioma Survival in Sweden Surviving Mesothelioma
A new report suggests that CRS/HIPEC treatment has helped to double the odds of surviving peritoneal mesothelioma in Sweden.
Simmons Hanly Conroy Secures $34M Asbestos Verdict for Former California Man in Trial against Ford - Suburban Journals
Simmons Hanly Conroy Secures $34M Asbestos Verdict for Former California Man in Trial against Ford Suburban Journals
Alton-based firm represents 80-year-old former mechanic Arthur Putt with asbestos-related mesothelioma in 4-week trial against Ford Motor Company.
Widow Shares Her Husband's Mesothelioma Story Mesothelioma.com
Gina Martucci remembers her husband, Emanuel, who lost his battle with peritoneal mesothelioma at just 39 years old. Read their story at Mesothelioma.com.
New Immunotherapy Trial Targets Mesothelioma Protein Mesothelioma Guide
A new study by the National Cancer Institute will use an immunotoxin to attack mesothelin-producing cancers, which include mesothelioma.
California Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers to Help a Person with Mesothelioma in California to list Their Asbestos Exposures For Better Compensation Results-With the Lawyers of Karst von Oiste Leading the Way - MENAFN.COM
California Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers to Help a Person with Mesothelioma in California to list Their Asbestos Exposures For Better Compensation Results-With the Lawyers of Karst von Oiste Leading the Way MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN - EIN) 'If you have just been diagnosed with mesothelioma anywhere in California please call us anytime at 800-714-0303 so that we can sta.
Man suing Viva Energy over claims it didn’t protect him from asbestos Geelong Advertiser
A MAN who briefly worked at the Geelong oil refinery 50 years ago is suing Viva Energy over claims it failed to protect him from asbestos.
Signs of Asbestos Exposure | Symptoms, Screenings & Risks Asbestos.com
There are no immediate signs of asbestos exposure, but decades later related diseases may cause breathlessness, coughing and chest pain.
Asbestos Found in Lungs of Half the Thailand Population Asbestos.com
Almost 50% of the general population in Thailand will die with at least traces of asbestos in their lungs, based on one recent study. Asbestos fibers were ...
Radiotherapy No Longer Routine for Mesothelioma Patients Asbestos.com
Research in the United Kingdom shows why radiation therapy is no longer recommended for pleural mesothelioma patients following invasive procedures.
Optimism High for Mesothelioma Immunotherapy Clinical Trial in Europe Asbestos.com
A promising phase II/III clinical trial testing a novel vaccine against pleural mesothelioma tumor cells is underway in five European countries.
What Causes Mesothelioma Cancer: How You Get It & Risk Factors Asbestos.com
About 80% of people with mesothelioma have been exposed to asbestos. Learn how asbestos fibers reach the pleura & how this may damage cells' DNA.
Mesothelioma Facts and Statistics Mesothelioma News
It is not uncommon for people to ask the question, “What is mesothelioma?” The disease is rare, often making it difficult to understand or prepare for. If you or a ...
Study Begins to Develop Breath Test for Mesothelioma Early Detection Asbestos.com
A new study is testing a breath test that may lead to early detection of malignant mesothelioma, allowing for more effective treatment options.
What is A Biomarker, and What Do They Tell Us About Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma.net Blog
When it comes to diagnosing malignant mesothelioma, physicians have several tools available. Doctors rely on the information that their patients provide about ...
The Age of AI: Groundbreaking Innovations in 3D Bioprinting Revolutionizing Medical Technology for Cancer Patients - TechStartups.com
The Age of AI: Groundbreaking Innovations in 3D Bioprinting Revolutionizing Medical Technology for Cancer Patients TechStartups.com
Today marks the anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day. It is an especially pivotal anniversary in light of the momentous research lead by Rice University ...
FAQs Veterans Benefits | Veterans with Mesothelioma Mesothelioma Hub
Veterans make up 30 percent of patients who suffer from mesothelioma. Benefits are available to veterans through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Study: Aggressive Surgery Underutilized with Pleural Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
A recent study found aggressive tumor-removing surgery is beneficial for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, regardless of cell type.
Family's appeal for information on asbestos use in rail yards following dad's death - Clacton and Frinton Gazette
Family's appeal for information on asbestos use in rail yards following dad's death Clacton and Frinton Gazette
A GRIEVING widow whose husband died from an industrial disease is appealing for help to find out how he was exposed to asbestos.
Pleural Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments Asbestos.com
Pleural mesothelioma is a cancer that develops in the cells that form the outer lining of the lungs and inner lining of the chest cavity. It is the most common type of ...
J&J corporate spokesman says company had zero tolerance for asbestos in baby powder trial - Northern California Record
J&J corporate spokesman says company had zero tolerance for asbestos in baby powder trial Northern California Record
TORRANCE – Attorneys for Carolyn Weirick on Friday attempted to portray officials at Johnson & Johnson as ignoring warnings about the danger of asbestos in ...
Pacific Mesothelioma Center Moves Closer to Treatment Breakthrough Asbestos.com
Thoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Cameron and the Pacific Mesothelioma Center moved closer to a major treatment advance by obtaining U.S. patent approval for ...
Mesothelioma Life Expectancy: Factors Affecting Life Span Asbestos.com
Asbestos cancer life expectancy is affected by many factors a patient cannot control, including the stage of mesothelioma, tumor type, tumor location, age at time ...
Beagles Diagnosing Cancer 'Could Work with Mesothelioma' Asbestos.com
Specially trained beagles could one day detect mesothelioma by scent, according to the lead researcher of a recent study detailing the dog breed's stunning ...
Study: Less-Invasive Mesothelioma Surgery Yields Better Results Asbestos.com
A recent study shows less-invasive surgery may produce better results for mesothelioma patients than aggressive procedures.
New Radiotherapy Can Double Two-Year Survival for Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
A novel radiation therapy can double the two-year survival rate for pleural mesothelioma when combined with surgery and chemotherapy, a new study shows.
Asbestos Statistics & Facts | Learn More About Exposure & Risks Asbestos.com
More than 39,000 American lives are lost to asbestos-related disease every year. Asbestos facts and statistics summarize the devastating impact the toxic ...
Health Concerns for Children's Baseball Leagues Baseball Reflections
When it comes to teaching kids important lessons about teamwork, keeping them active, and even helping them make friends, getting kids playing baseball can ...
Short-Term Asbestos Exposure | Risks & Common Questions Asbestos.com
The health risk from short-term asbestos exposure is generally low, but there are exceptions.
Faces of Asbestos Exposure: Stories of a Preventable Cancer Asbestos.com
Real mesothelioma survivors share their stories on battling the disease and how they were exposed to asbestos.
Mesothelioma Treatment Guidelines Not Followed Often Enough Asbestos.com
A new study found that 31% of mesothelioma patients don't receive any form of treatment, and only 6.6% receive the recommended trimodality treatment.
Study: Elderly Mesothelioma Patients Denied Valuable Survival Time Asbestos.com
Researchers at five highly rated medical centers found mesothelioma patients 80 years or older are commonly denied potential life-saving treatments.
Clacton family's appeal for help after dad dies of cancer Gazette
A GRIEVING widow whose husband died from an industrial disease is appealing for help to find out how he was exposed to asbestos. John Webb, 88, from ...
Mesothelioma Symptoms Asbestos.com
Mesothelioma symptoms depend on the location of the cancer. Symptoms are easily confused with diagnosed as other diseases. Learn to recognize the signs ...
Popular Cosmetics Recalled for Containing Asbestos Med News 365
Several Beauty Plus products have been included in a safety alert from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to the agency, asbestos was ...
Claire's Recalls JoJo Siwa Makeup Over Asbestos Contamination Asbestos.com
For the second time in three months, Claire's stores issued a voluntary recall over concerns of asbestos contamination in its makeup products marketed to young ...
Australian Study Shows Treatment Advances for Peritoneal Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
A recent Australian study shows the effectiveness of cytoreduction and perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal mesothelioma patients.
Avastin Improves Quality of Life for Mesothelioma Patients - Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families - Asbestos.com
Avastin Improves Quality of Life for Mesothelioma Patients - Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families Asbestos.com
The Mesothelioma Center's news hub is your source for the latest in mesothelioma treatment, research, awareness events and asbestos exposure topics.
Mesothelioma Treatment in Toronto Moves from SMART to SMARTER Asbestos.com
The Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto moved from SMART to SMARTER with the recent launch of its latest pleural mesothelioma clinical trial.
Asbestos: A Public Health Crisis of 'Unprecedented Scale' Medscape
Rapidly developing nations such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China "face an impending public health crisis of an unprecedented scale" because they continue ...
Gene Therapy Trial for Mesothelioma Opens Internationally Asbestos.com
A long-awaited phase III clinical trial of a novel gene therapy could change malignant pleural mesothelioma treatment in the future. The trial, which will include ...
Belgian EPP Study Shows Mesothelioma Surgery Extends Survival Asbestos.com
Despite the controversial mesothelioma surgery, researchers said patients in the EPP study had a median survival of 33.2 months.
Dealing with Mesothelioma Recurrence: Pick Up and Move On Asbestos.com
Pleural mesothelioma survivor Emily Ward discusses how she's dealing with her recent recurrence and harsh side effects from chemotherapy.
Once-Promising Drug Ofev Fails in Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Asbestos.com
The immunotherapy drug Ofev (nintedanib), a once-promising mesothelioma treatment, failed to benefit patients in a recent phase III clinical trial.
Baylor Opens New Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston has opened its latest clinical trial for mesothelioma patients to study the effectiveness of a novel immunotherapy ...
CAR T-Cell Therapy & Mesothelioma Treatment Mesothelioma Hub
CAR T-Cell therapy is a form of immunotherapy that modifies T-cells to quickly locate and fight off mesothelioma or other cancer tumors.
Secondary Asbestos Exposure | Who Is At Risk? Mesothelioma.com
Secondary asbestos exposure occurs most often among family members of asbestos workers. This exposure may cause mesothelioma and other asbestos ...
Johnson and Johnson slapped with $37.3m fine over cancer causing asbestos claims - Cosmetics Business
Johnson and Johnson slapped with $37.3m fine over cancer causing asbestos claims Cosmetics Business
After a two month legal battle, the New Jersey jury found the personal care giant's baby powder was a substantial factor in causing the disease.
Mesothelioma Survival Rates & Statistics by Age, Gender & Race Asbestos.com
The mesothelioma cure rate depends on many factors. Learn about average cancer survival rates by age, race, stage & type of mesothelioma.
Targeting Blood-Clotting Pathway Improves Mesothelioma Treatment Asbestos.com
Researchers say blocking heparanase enzyme might make tumors less aggressive and more susceptible to existing cancer therapies.
VA Benefits | Learn What's Available to Veterans And How to Apply Mesothelioma Hub
A veteran diagnosed with asbestos-related conditions may be entitled to compensation. Learn the types of VA benefits available and how to apply.
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Mesothelioma Proving Effective in Clinical Trial Asbestos.com
A mesothelioma clinical trial testing novel CAR T-cell therapy with a PD-1 inhibitor and chemotherapy is showing promising results among patients.
Guide to Asbestos in the Home Asbestos.com
Asbestos may be hiding in your home, from insulation inattics to pipes in walls. Learn how to spot, avoid and safely deal with asbestos inyour home.
Mesothelioma Tissue Bank Identifies Survival Factors Asbestos.com
Researchers have used the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank to identify six factors that lead to improved survival.
Clinical Trial Offering Personalized Immunotherapy for Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
Patients with mesothelioma are now eligible for a multicancer clinical trial studying the effectiveness of personalized immunotherapy at the University of ...
Mesothelioma Pain | Treating, Coping with Chest & Abdominal Pain Asbestos.com
Pain in the chest or abdomen is a common symptom of mesothelioma. Tumors & fluid buildup can cause painful coughing & breathing. Learn about treatment ...
Sunderland grandmother's appeal to former factory colleagues after cancer diagnosis - Sunderland Echo
Sunderland grandmother's appeal to former factory colleagues after cancer diagnosis Sunderland Echo
A retired factory worker who has been diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer has turned to legal experts to find answers about how she could have developed ...
Johnson & Johnson Hit with $325M Verdict in Talc-Mesothelioma Case Asbestos.com
Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $325 million in compensatory and punitive damages to Donna Olson and her husband in the latest talc-mesothelioma ...
Mesothelioma Treatment Combines Proton and Photodynamic Therapy Asbestos.com
A recent study showed improved survival time for pleural mesothelioma patients treated with a combination of photodynamic therapy and proton radiation.
Asbestos-Related Diseases Asbestos.com
Learn how exposure to asbestos is linked to more than 12 different asbestos-related diseases including mesothelioma, asbestosis and COPD.
Children and Asbestos: What Every Parent Needs to Know Asbestos.com
Asbestos exposure is still a major issue throughout the world. It is particularly dangerous to children, who are at higher risk of developing mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma vs. Lung Cancer: Differences, Symptoms & Treatment Asbestos.com
Mesothelioma and lung cancer are both linked to asbestos exposure. Learn similarities, differences & the prognosis for each condition.
Targeting Certain Lymph Nodes Could Change Mesothelioma Treatment Asbestos.com
A recent clinical trail led by Dr. Joseph Friedberg reveals that targeting intercostal lymph nodes could revolutionze how doctors treat mesothelioma.
10 Shocking GIFs of Workplace Asbestos Exposure Asbestos.com
Shocking clips from a vintage promotional film show unprotected H.W. Johns-Manville workers exposed to deadly clouds of asbestos dust.
Mesothelioma Immunotherapy Combination Gaining Momentum Asbestos.com
Recent studies showed pleural mesothelioma patients can benefit from a combination of the immunotherapy drugs Opdivo and Yervoy.
Supreme Court Rules to Protect Navy Veterans in Asbestos Case Asbestos.com
The Supreme Court has made a landmark decision that puts manufacturers liable for supplying products to the Navy that require asbestos to work properly.
Mesothelioma Fatigue Causes: Treatment, Symptoms & Other Factors Asbestos.com
Most mesothelioma patients experience cancer-related fatigue, which is a feeling of weakness or exhaustion that does not go away after resting.
Latest T-Cell Study Opens for Mesothelioma Patients Asbestos.com
A new mesothelioma clinical trial testing a novel immunotherapy drug called TC-210 recently opened at cancer centers in Tennessee and Texas.
Risk for Peritoneal Mesothelioma Keeps Rising Decades After Exposure Surviving Mesothelioma
Pleural mesothelioma risk may level off over several decades, but the risk for peritoneal mesothelioma never goes down. That is the conclusion of researchers at ...
Conrail Loses Asbestos-Related Lung Cancer Case Against Ex-Smoker Mesothelioma.net Blog
The scientific community has determined that exposure to asbestos dramatically increases the risk that cigarette smokers will be diagnosed with malignant ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday confirmed the 2017 finding of asbestos contamination in children's cosmetic products sold by retailers ...
Britain’s death toll from asbestos at crisis level, figures reveal The Guardian
The death toll from asbestos exposure has reached crisis levels in Britain, the Guardian has learned, as people pay the price for “criminal failings by industry and ...
Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Automotive Workers Mesothelioma.net Blog
Automotive mechanics are at risk of asbestos exposure and resulting illness because of asbestos in clutches, brakes, and some other components.
Mesothelioma Cancer and Asbestos
Mesothelioma is a form of cancer which occurs in thin membranes (called the mesothelium) lining the chest, lungs, abdomen and sometimes the heart. Although quite rare, mesothelioma symptoms strike more than 200 people each year in the United States. The majority of mesothelioma cases are directly linked to asbestos exposure.
Mesothelioma in the UK
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects the external lining of the lungs (pleura) and the lower digestive tract (peritoneum). The disease has been linked to exposure with asbestos dust. Cancer of this kind is uncommon and rarely is a result of anything other than asbestos exposure. It is also very difficult to diagnose. Tumors of the mesothelieum can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Most mesothelial tumors are malignant. However this disease is not very responsive to therapy.
Asbestos and Mesothelioma
Asbestos is a dangerous and potentially deadly substance that was once widely used in a range of items, from ceiling and wall tiles to insulation and auto brakes. In the past, most people outside of the industry were totally unaware of the dangers relating to asbestos. However, over recent years the dangers and deadly effects of asbestos have become all too apparent, with more and more cases of the most deadly of these effects - mesothelioma - coming to light every day.
Tragically the word mesothelioma is becoming more and more well known, the mere mention of it striking fear into all of us for we know that it is associated with death. Asbestos is the reaper, mesothelioma its hand maiden.
Acoustic Asbestos Ceiling Removal, Is It Necessary?
Homeowners with acoustic asbestos ceiling question about the effects of asbestos contained within its materials that if inhaled would cause serious health hazards.
Mesothelioma Attorneys and Asbestosis Treatment Data
Does It Pay to Get a Mesothelioma Attorney?
Mesothelioma is a serious form of rare cancer. There is no known cure for mesothelioma cancer. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer you will no doubt have many questions and concerns and may have wondered if you need a mesothelioma attorney.
Mesothelioma - Cancer that Strikes 40 Years Later
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer in which malignant (cancerous) cells are found in the mesothelium, a protective sac that covers most of the body's internal organs. Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles.
Mesothelioma Cancer: Early Warning Signs and Causes
What is Mesothelioma?
L&S Announce Steps to Protect Against Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Lewis and Sholnick have announced the publication of some simple precautionary steps can be taken to avoid high risk situations in regards to asbestos and mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma Cancer - What to Tell Children
The amount of information you should give them depends on their age and how grown up they are. Being honest is one thing but giving them all the information at once may be too much. Try spreading it out a bit to ease the shock of the inevitable outcome.
What Is Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma the medical name for cancer of the pleura (the lining of the lung and chest cavity) or cancer of the peritoneum (the lining of the abdomen). It is usually caused by prolonged or persistent exposure to asbestos.
What Are The Risk Factors For Mesothelioma?
Working with asbestos is the major risk factor for mesothelioma cancer. A history of asbestos exposure at work is reported in about 70 percent to 80 percent of all cases. However, mesothelioma has been reported in some individuals without any known exposure to asbestos.
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer involving mesothelial tissues of body organs usually lungs or abdominal. It is often caused by exposure to asbestos. However, there are 30-50% of patients without any history of asbestos exposure. People who have received asbestos exposure of as little as one or two months to very low doses are at risk of mesothelioma cancer. Even people who wash clothes of asbestos exposed people are at risk. A person exposed to asbestos could develop mesothelioma after 50 years of exposure.
What You Need To Know About Lung Cancer
Cancer is a disease in which certain body cells don't function right, divide very fast and produce too much tissue that forms a tumor. A leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women is probably lung cancer. This is the number one cause of cancer deaths surpassing breast cancer as the leading cause of deaths in women. Cancers that begin in the lungs are divided into two major types, the non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer depending on how the cells look under a microscope.
Asbestos Killed My Husband
He was only a child when it begun -and he played as children do- in his yard with his toy cars and tip trucks But his sand was asbestos blue?
How Is Mesothelioma Treated?
Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. However, they may have been been exposed to asbestos dust and fibre in other ways. This could include working with asbestos or by home renovation using asbestos cement products or even by washing the clothes of a family member who worked with asbestos. The resulting disease is rare form of cancer in which malignant (cancerous) cells are found in the mesothelium, a protective sac that covers most of the body's internal organs.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mesothelioma
Many people have never heard of Mesothelioma and are unaware of its symptoms. Although considered a rare form of cancer, each year the number of cases grows. With the prevalence of this disease on the rise, it is critical to understand why and how Mesothelioma develops and what courses of action can be taken in the event of diagnosis. The following is a list of frequently asked questions and answers that will provide you with some information on Mesothelioma, and the legal issues surrounding it.
Lung Cancer: The Bad and the Worse
In terms of deaths caused by various forms of cancer, lung cancer ranks second only to breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute recently reported that an estimated 172,570 new cases of lung cancer will be reported this year and that 163,510 American will die from this disease.
Asbestos Litigation ? Some Basic Facts About The Process
When Should I Consult an Asbestos Attorney?
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