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2014-09-16 08:31:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about compensation for individuals diagnosed with this asbestos exposure form of cancer, especially if they live in New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, and they offer victims, in these states instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, who are also among the leaders in mesothelioma compensation nationwide. If a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma does not want to...

2014-09-15 23:08:09

The results of a new Italian study suggest that it can take decades for an asbestos ban to have a major impact on the incidence of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Researchers in Italy say the asbestos ban instituted by the country in 1992 has yet to have an observable impact on the number of people developing mesothelioma. Click here to read a new article on the research on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Scientists with the Local Health...

2014-09-12 23:05:44

A top mesothelioma surgeon has released a study that underscores the role that lymph nodes play in survival after radical mesothelioma surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 One of the top practitioners of a radical mesothelioma surgical approach called extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) says lymph nodes appear to play an important role in how long patients survived after the procedure. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new study. Click here to read the article...

2014-09-12 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging families dealing with the loss of a loved one who was diagnosed with mesothelioma, where there was not enough time to begin the compensation claims process, to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, before the time to get a settlement runs out. The Center also wants to emphasize in instances like this that the family really does need one of the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys if they are...

2014-09-11 23:11:58

The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created a state specific initiative for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Michigan, because of significant asbestos exposure at industrial, or manufacturing workplaces decades ago. This new initiative is called the Michigan Mesothelioma Victims Center, and before a diagnosed victim in the Great Lakes State hire a lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim they are urged to contact the Center at 866-714-6466, in order to ensure they really are...

2014-09-11 08:28:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center's number one goal is to make certain that every diagnosed victim of mesothelioma and their family has instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, who consistently outperform the vast majority of less qualified lawyers when it comes to mesothelioma compensation. The Center wants to emphasize these extremely experienced mesothelioma legal experts are also very knowledgeable about...

2014-09-10 23:11:49

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is launching a very aggressive initiative in Georgia for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the Peach Tree State called the Georgia Mesothelioma Victims Center with the goal being better financial compensation for the victim, and their family, that also includes instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma lawyers. For more information a diagnosed victim in Georgia, or their family members are urged to contact the Georgia Mesothelioma Victims...

2014-09-10 23:09:13

Researchers in Japan say, if a lung fluid test is done at exactly the right time, it is possible to accurately diagnose mesothelioma without a tissue biopsy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A team of Japanese cancer researchers say mesothelioma can be diagnosed using a sample of excess lung fluid – but only if the test is performed at exactly the right time. Click here to read the full story, now available on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Scientists from four different...

2014-09-10 08:31:08

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering a completely revamped report of must do's for a recently diagnosed victim of mesothelioma that includes instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, specific research for the best possible treatment options, and a list of essentials such as establishing a will, power of attorney, etc. For more information, diagnosed victims of mesothelioma are urged to contact the...

2014-09-09 23:14:26

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging the family members of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma lawyers, who consistently get the best compensation results, as well as a customized checklist that details everything from treatment options, to a will, power of attorney, and every other issue that must be addressed by the victim's family. No other group in the United States offers a...


Latest Asbestos Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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2005-05-26 12:19:41

Amphibole defines an important group of dark-colored rock-forming inosilicate minerals composed of double chain SiO4 tetrahedra linked at the vertices and generally containing ions of iron and/ or magnesium in their structures. In chemical composition and general characteristics they are very similar to the pyroxenes and, like them, fall into three series according to their system of crystallization. The chief difference between amphiboles and pyroxenes is in cleavage: amphiboles form oblique...

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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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2005-05-25 10:53:46

Vermiculite is a natural mineral which expands with the application of heat. It is formed by hydration of certain basaltic minerals, and is often found in association with asbestos. Mining operations in Libby, Montana were closed in 1990 in response to asbestos contamination. Expanded vermiculite is used as a soil conditioner, as loose-fill insulating and packing material, as an insulating filler for plaster and concrete compounds, and as a carrier for dry handling and slow release of...

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