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2014-08-04 23:05:52

Senators From 28 States Send Staff Members to Learn More About the Dangers of Asbestos and the Need for a Ban LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) held a briefing on July 17 with staff members representing senators from 28 states to educate them on the dangers of asbestos and the need for reform, the national mesothelioma law firm of Baron and Budd reports. More than 60 people attended, according to the ADAO, and 31 senators were...

2014-08-04 08:29:01

Early registration now open for September 5K race ALTON, Ill., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early registration for the 6(th) Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run Walk, hosted by Simmons Hanly Conroy and organized by Metro Tri Club, is now open. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140801/132726 The event returns Saturday, Sept. 27, to Simmons Hanly Conroy's Alton office at One Court Street in honor of National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The event will...

2014-05-16 23:10:17

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging homeowners whose home was built prior to 1985 to be extremely cautious about disturbing asbestos in their homes attic, drywall, or insulated plumbing lines, because of the risk of exposure to asbestos. As recently pointed out in a statement by the US Surgeon General, "There is no known safe levels of asbestos exposure." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "This...

2014-04-23 08:32:28

LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7, 2014 global experts on malignant pleural mesothelioma will convene in Santa Monica, CA at the 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer that results from exposure to asbestos and commonly affects the pleura - the lining of the chest. The event is co-hosted by UCLA and the Pacific Meso Center (PMC), a division of the Pacific Heart, Lung and Blood Institute...

2014-03-31 23:01:36

During the first week of April, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will observe Asbestos Awareness Week while raising awareness of the deep damage inflicted by asbestos’ use and the overdue need for life-saving treatments and a cure for those who have already developed, or who will develop, mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a cancer known to be caused by exposure to asbestos. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 During the first week of April, the Mesothelioma...

2014-03-24 16:24:20

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Celebrates 10 Years with 10th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference ALTON, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide leader in mesothelioma and asbestos litigation, has renewed its commitment to support asbestos awareness in the United States and beyond as a Platinum Sponsor of the "Where Knowledge and Action Unite" 10(th) Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference. (Photo:...

2014-01-28 23:20:57

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Remains A Driving Force Behind Efforts to Ban Asbestos Use DALLAS (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 For the 10th consecutive year, the first week of April will be designated as National Asbestos Awareness Week, thanks to a resolution passed by the U.S. Senate. Senator Max Baucus led the effort to pass Senate Resolution 336 on January 16, 2014, to raise the public awareness concerning both the dangers of exposure to asbestos and the prevalence of...

2013-10-01 23:36:26

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is now offering compensation tips for families of a loved one who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestos related lung cancer. These compensation tips aim to sift through all the misinformation on the Internet; the victims center believes that not enough people are being properly compensated. http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center has developed a compensation tip list for...

2013-08-09 23:03:47

Top mesothelioma doctors and researchers are to speak to asbestos cancer patients and their family members at the 2nd Annual New York City Mesothelioma Conference on September 27, 2013. The conference is sponsored by an educational grant from the NYC-based national mesothelioma law firm Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Top mesothelioma doctors and researchers are scheduled to speak at the 2nd Annual New York City Mesothelioma Conference on...

2013-08-05 23:04:19

A new drug is being developed to help patients suffering from the undertreated cancer mesothelioma LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Baron and Budd is proud to announce the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a new drug to be used for the treatment of the rare cancer, mesothelioma, that occurs because of exposure to asbestos. This new drug is called VS-6036, or defactinib, and is a cancer-stem-cell inhibitor that is manufactured by Verastem Inc. (VSTM)....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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