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Railroad Worker’s Mesothelioma Lawsuit Allowed to Proceed

The United States District Court in Kansas recently granted the daughter of a pipefitter with the right to proceed with her mesothelioma lawsuit against The Budd Company. Nancy Little’s father, Robert L. Rabe, had been a long-time employee of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, and as a result he was exposed to asbestos-containing…

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Protein Found in Bullfrog Eggs Causes Mesothelioma Cell Death

Malignant mesothelioma is one of the most challenging forms of cancer from many perspectives. For those who have been diagnosed with it, mesothelioma is an unusually cruel condition that appears decades after the exposure to asbestos that caused it took place, then progresses quickly, often leading to death within two years of diagnosis. For those…

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Mesothelioma Patients Struggle with Cancer Treatment Costs

A mesothelioma diagnosis brings many questions. How did I get this disease? What is the treatment and prognosis? How am I ever going to pay for so much medical care? Though mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects only 3,500 Americans per year, the questions that flood through the minds of patients are…

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