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Women and Mesothelioma

Most women develop mesothelioma through three ways: Occupational exposure - through on-the-job exposure for women who worked with products that contain asbestos materials in them Secondary exposure (take home exposure) - asbestos fibers are taken home by those who work…

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Secondary Exposure

Most legal and medical cases linked to asbestos exposure are on-the-job exposure. Whereby a worker is exposed to asbestos due to the form of employment he/she undertakes daily. Men were generally at higher risk of asbestos-related diseases as mostly men…

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Asbestos History

Asbestos exposure is the inhalation of asbestos fibers. Inhalation of the fibers is caused by asbestos deterioration, cutting, drilling or disturbing; the microfibers enter the air thus, inhalation is made possible. Asbestos History In the 1800s asbestos quickly became a…

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Mesothelioma caregiver support

Mesothelioma develops almost out of nowhere, family and friends may find themselves thrown into the role of caregiver to a patient. This article is designed to provide Mesothelioma caregiver support and guidance. Firstly, caregivers need to research on Mesothelioma. Research…

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Asbestosis and Mesothelioma

Asbestosis and Mesothelioma Asbestosis is a lung disease caused from the inhalation of asbestos particles and is marked by severe fibrosis and is characterized by a scarring of lung tissue. Mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelial tissue and is…

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