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2014-10-14 23:14:46

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims in any state to call them first at 866-714-6466 to ensure they are dealing with the nation’s most skilled compensation attorneys, and to get assistance with the center’s new service focused on healthcare costs and how to control them. For more information, any diagnosed victim of mesothelioma or their family members are urged to contact the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime. http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com...

2014-10-14 23:10:19

New research suggests naftopidil could offer a promising new approach for treatment-resistant mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Japanese researchers say a medicine currently used to treat high blood pressure and certain prostate conditions may have the potential to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma. Click here to read the full article on the research, now available on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Respiratory medicine doctors with Hyogo College of Medicine in...

2014-10-14 08:33:10

Robust Clinical Development Programs Across Sellas' Portfolio of Drugs and Biologics ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SELLAS Life Sciences Group (SELLAS), a Swiss-based development-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has signed a definitive master service agreement with Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a leading global contract research organization (CRO), to advance and expand clinical and regulatory development across...

2014-10-13 23:09:25

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is not only incredibly passionate about making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the United States get the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer, they are also incredibly focused on making certain individuals who were exposed to asbestos decades ago at a workplace get annual checkups that include an x-ray exam. This week the group wants to encourage individuals who had heavy exposure to asbestos at a workplace to ask their...

2014-10-13 23:07:05

Investigators say "pleural pointillism" is more accurate at spotting mesothelioma on MRI images than the two most common techniques. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Belgian scientists say a new method of reading MRI images may eventually replace the need for surgical biopsies in some patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a new article on the study. Click here to read it now. A multidisciplinary team of doctors from the...

2014-10-09 23:08:22

The first phase II trial of an experimental mesothelioma drug contains good news for patients with unresectable mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Scientists say the monoclonal antibody amatuximab may improve outcomes for mesothelioma patients on standard chemotherapy. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s newly-posted article on the new study. Researchers with the National Cancer Institute administered amatuximab along with cisplatin and pemetrexed to 89 pleural...

2014-10-08 23:11:22

It took the jury just two hours to decide that the landowner was not to blame for Plaintiff Anthony Marquez contracting peritoneal mesothelioma. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 A Santa Monica jury sends a strong message to would-be plaintiffs in premises liability actions about who can be held liable for their asbestos exposure, says defense attorney James Yukevich of Yukevich Cavanaugh, Los Angeles – San Francisco – San Diego. The hard-fought, three-week battle in the courtroom of Judge...

2014-10-07 08:29:53

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of malignant mesothelioma or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 as soon as possible after the actual diagnosis in order to ensure they have instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys. This week the group is sharing a recent CNN Money article on the topic of wills to provide valuable information for those who may not know where to look...

2014-10-06 23:06:02

Attorneys Joseph Belluck and Jordan Fox, the founding partners of the New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, and senior litigator James Long each receive recognition for professional excellence in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The New York personal injury firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, announced today that three of its attorneys – founding partners Joseph Belluck and Jordan Fox and senior litigator James Long – have been chosen by...

2014-10-06 23:00:15

Scientists say targeting an estrogen receptor in the nuclei of cancer cells may make them more sensitive to chemotherapy, without increasing side effects. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Researchers in Italy and Sweden have released a report on a method for boosting the effectiveness of chemotherapy for mesothelioma, without increasing toxicity. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Research scientists at the University of Piemonte...


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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.