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2015-04-06 23:04:17

Scientists in Japan say they have come up with a more reliable way to predict prognosis in newly-diagnosed malignant pleural mesothelioma patients. Raleigh,

2015-04-06 08:29:41

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging former firemen who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma to call them at 866-714-6466 or visit

2015-04-04 23:00:47

New research out of the University of Chicago may give some mesothelioma patients reason to rethink surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 04, 2015 Surgeons

2015-04-02 08:30:07

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now urging former miners and power plant workers who have been diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, to call

2015-04-01 23:06:36

Scientists say an intensified dosing schedule of a monoclonal antibody called tremelimumab may be the key to fighting advanced mesothelioma when chemotherapy fails. Raleigh,

2015-04-01 23:06:19

A company that produces a cancer vaccine called CRS-207 has been granted orphan drug status for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma, potentially opening new treatment possibilities for patients

2015-04-01 08:21:51

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging US Navy Veterans and shipyard workers who have been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma, which

2015-03-31 23:15:40

Mesothelioma lawyers of The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C.

2015-03-31 23:10:43

Researchers in Italy say they have come up with a way to make cancer-fighting curcumin more accessible to mesothelioma cells. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 31, 2015

2015-03-31 23:09:30

Diane Blackburn-Zambetti of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will speak at the BoRit Asbestos Superfund Citizen Advisory Group Meeting in Ambler, Pennsylvania Ambler,


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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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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