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2015-05-20 08:34:46

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "In our humble opinion, most diagnosed victims of mesothelioma get horribly shortchanged out of hundreds of

2015-05-19 23:07:59

Two new studies conducted in Asia suggest that a tumor suppressor called p16 may have a role to play in helping doctors tell the difference between mesothelioma and similar conditions.

2015-05-19 23:01:28

Mesothelioma Law Firm Gives Back to Help Facilitate and Create Discussions Regarding Mesothelioma, Asbestos and the Law Surrounding Them Houston, TX (PRWEB)

2015-05-18 08:33:53

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are launching a national awareness initiative for mesothelioma because we fear many individuals over a certain age aren't

2015-05-18 08:25:08

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If a physician has told an individual, or their family members that mesothelioma is a possibility they should

2015-05-15 23:04:00

New studies on drugs that fight cancer by altering the immune system suggest that they may offer the best new hope for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma. Raleigh,

2015-05-15 08:20:40

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos while serving on a US Navy destroyer to call them at

2015-05-14 08:36:43

MADRID, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Compelling clinical activity of PM1183 in second line, achieving 67% response rate and a progression-free

2015-05-14 08:25:30

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims who were exposed to asbestos at a oil refinery, an off shore oil rig, or chemical manufacturing

2015-05-13 08:34:45

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos at a power plant, or at an oil refinery, to be

Latest Mesothelioma Reference Libraries

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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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.