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Exposed to Asbestos, Where?

A common question asked is: where could I have been exposed to asbestos? There are some places that have a higher chance of asbestos materials and products as compared to others. Such asbestos materials and products expose people to dangerous…

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Veteran Exposure to Asbestos

Veteran Exposure to Asbestos It is not uncommon for military service members that are no longer on active duty to suffer symptoms of asbestos exposure. In most cases the logical next step is a diagnosis. Thereafter, the veteran will need…

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Lung Cancer KRAS Gene and Mesothelioma

Lung Cancer KRAS Gene and Mesothelioma New light has been shed into the gene responsible for non-small cell lung cancer. It is said that the new light could bring hope for mesothelioma patients. Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have…

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Mesothelioma News: Avastin – New Mesothelioma Guidelines

Mesothelioma News: New Mesothelioma Guidelines – July 2016  The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has changed its recommended first line treatment for unresectable pleural mesothelioma. This change is fueled by the belief that this will extend the patient survival rate greatly. The…

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Mesothelioma News: National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank

  National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank - February 2016 The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) plans to give a five year (5yr) five million and five hundred thousand dollar ($5.5million) grant to the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank (NMVB)…

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Unions and Asbestos Exposure

  Unions and Asbestos Throughout history of labor and employees, unions have played a unique role. They have had phases where they caused riots and angered masses to drive their causes and what they stand for. In recent years, the…

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Asbestos Exposure: Rise and Fall

Asbestos Rise Asbestos diseases include mesothelioma, asbestosis, asbestos cancer and respiratory sicknesses. At one point in history asbestos was hailed as the miracle mineral for its tensile strength, durability and ability to withstand intense heat. The mineral dates back to the…

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