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2013-09-26 23:39:32

More than 60 percent of Australian homeowners surveyed admit to being exposed to deadly asbestos while doing their own home renovations. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting the startling findings of a new survey of Australian homeowners recently published in the Medical Journal of Australia. The survey was distributed to 10,000 randomly-selected adults in New South Wales, Australia, where Do-it-Yourself home renovation is increasingly popular....

2013-09-25 23:37:01

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We know most US citizens have heard of mesothelioma either from cable TV ads or from mesothelioma marketing law firms, because these ads rarely discuss what mesothelioma exactly is. To increase public awareness about this rare form of asbestos exposure cancer, we want to provide more information about mesothelioma via the American Lung Society." http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The Lung Cancer...

2013-09-23 23:31:52

A recent study conducted in the UK and published in the British Journal of Cancer finds that occupation does not appear to influence how long it takes to develop deadly mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 According to a new British study detailed by Surviving Mesothelioma, latency in malignant mesothelioma does not appear to be related to which asbestos-exposing job a person held. The goal of the new study, published recently in the British Journal of Cancer, was to...

2013-09-23 23:31:47

Because a very large number of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and lung cancer exposed to asbestos in the workplace are never compensated properly, the Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center has compiled a simple test for family members that could be instrumental in helping their loved one receive the best possible compensation." http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are certain thousands of lung...

2013-09-19 23:31:53

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center now has a new initiative focused on educating diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or lung cancer victims who were exposed to asbestos at work. As part of this new initiative the group is strongly encouraging diagnosed victims of lung cancer or mesothelioma to call them anytime at 866-714-6466, so they can talk about compensation possibilities with the victim, or their families. http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The...

2013-09-17 23:33:43

As the deadline to register for the government’s Victim Compensation Fund for people made sick by the 9/11 attacks gets closer, many mesothelioma victims are likely to miss out on the benefits. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, October 3, 2013 is the deadline for first responders, victims, and people who lived in Manhattan at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to register for compensation, as long as they got sick before October 3, 2011....

2013-09-17 23:33:20

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "Our new tips are aimed at US Navy Veterans exposed to asbestos while serving on any US Navy ship and have been diagnosed with any type of lung cancer or mesothelioma. Not enough people are being compensated for these illnesses so our tips are designed to better inform all diagnosed victims of asbestos exposure lung cancer or mesothelioma." http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Lung Cancer Asbestos...

2013-09-11 23:23:44

Respect, Dignity, and Justice for Those Exposed to Asbestos at Work Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Mesothelioma is a potentially fatal disease that can lie dormant for years. Impacting people who have worked in and around asbestos materials, it is commonly seen in people who have worked in shipyards. Asbestos was commonly used in ships, and legal research has shown that the parties in charge of many shipyards were aware of the potential dangers decades ago. Families of people who...

2013-08-30 23:19:24

Mesotheliomas lawyer Brendan Tully & Chris Humphrey from the national asbestos law firm Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP will be taking part in the third annual Kayaking 4 Meso event, dedicated to the cause of finding a cure for mesothelioma cancer. The law firm has been a proud sponsor of the event since its launch in 2010. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 On September 21, 2013, Kayaking 4 Meso will hold its third annual paddle from Schuylerville to Mechanicville, NY, to...

2013-08-26 23:21:13

Houston Law Firm Works Hard to Represent Individual Rights Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 For many years, the team at Shrader Law has been helping individuals from across the country who have been exposed to asbestos on the job fight for their rights with mesothelioma cases, and the legal team is now committed to fight for clients diagnosed with shipyard mesothelioma. Shrader Law is a firm that has been dedicated to the task of promoting individual rights for many years, and the...


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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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