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Appellate Court Dismisses Case Against Ford UK

A mesothelioma patient who had filed a lawsuit against Ford USA, Abex Corporation and Ford UK (a division of the Ford Motor Company that operates in the United Kingdom) has been dealt a legal blow by a New York appellate court, which has decided that the state of New York holds no jurisdiction over ford […]

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Health Advocates Voice Concern Over Asbestos in Water

Whether you’re visiting your physician for your annual check-up or reading an article on weight loss, you’re likely to be told that you should be making a point of drinking eight glasses of water per day. Keeping well hydrated makes sure that the cells in your body operate at their optimum performance level and that […]

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Asbestos Violations on the Increase in Michigan

Michigan is a state that has been pivotal in industrial development throughout the years, and as a result there was a tremendous amount of construction that accompanied the various booms within the state. Years later, the buildings that were once seen as essential and state of the art are today the target of demolition projects. […]

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Disasters Raise Fears of Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos is a mineral that has long been prized for its characteristic strength and flame and heat retardance. The material has been used in everything from cookware to insulation, but reached the height of its use in the years leading up to and following World War I and II, when it was used in a […]

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Patients Praise Mesothelioma Expert Dr. Robert Taub

Dr. Robert Taub is a man who has achieved great heights in the field of cancer research, and particularly in the treatment of mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Despite the fact that his name has been linked to an ongoing political scandal in New York, the oncologist […]

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More International Mesothelioma Symposium Plans Revealed

With the Meso Foundation’s 2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma just one month away, the organizers are releasing helpful information for those who are planning to attend, as well as for those who will be unable to. One of the biggest developments is that the event will be chested this year by the National Cancer […]

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Record-Setting Australian Mesothelioma Verdict Being Appealed

In July of 2014, 54-year old Steven Dunning of Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia believed that his four-year battle with his former employer had finally come to an end. Dunning had worked for BHP Billiton at their Newcastle Steelworks plant when he was just 19 years old, between 1979 and 1981. During that time he […]

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Welsh School Asbestos Petition to Be Heard by Government

The citizens of Wales are raising the alarm after news that several of the nation’s schools have tested positive for asbestos. Members of Right to Know Asbestos in Schools Wales, an activist group dedicated to publicizing and demanding action be taken against asbestos use in Wales, have written up a petition that will go before […]

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Study Offers Alternative Understanding of Mesothelioma’s Spread

A study out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering an alternative understanding of the process by which mesothelioma and other forms of cancer metastasize throughout the body. Though it has been well established that most cancer cells travel and spread throughout the body via the blood stream, the MIT researchers theorize that lung […]

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Gauging the Impact of Radiotherapy

Maximizing the impact of a mesothelioma treatment protocol is the goal of researchers and physicians alike, and a new study being done in the United Kingdom aims to determine the effectiveness of prophylactic radiotherapy provided immediately after surgery for minimizing the occurrence of tumors along the surgeon’s incision path. Radiation has been used on a […]

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