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2015-05-11 08:20:40

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Please don't be deceived by a mesothelioma cable TV, or Internet advertisement that suggest a diagnosed victim

2015-05-10 23:00:21

Scientists from two top Texas medical centers say the radiation technique known as IMRT can help mesothelioma patients live longer after surgery – as long as the dose is carefully managed.

2015-05-08 23:03:28

Australian researchers say mesothelioma patients who are missing a tumor suppressor gene have survival rates more than twice as long as those who have the gene. Raleigh,

2015-05-08 08:28:36

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now urging US Navy Veterans or civilians who worked at a US Navy shipyard, known as "Yardbirds," to call them at 866-714-6466

2015-05-07 08:41:19

LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma was held on Saturday, May 2, in Santa Monica, CA and focused

2015-05-07 08:41:08

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging all diagnosed victims of this rare asbestos exposure form of cancer anywhere in Texas,

2015-05-07 08:39:50

Photodynamic therapy with PHOTOFRIN® being studied in range of cancers OAKVILLE, ON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Concordia Healthcare Corp.

2015-05-06 23:06:52

Scientists presenting at the recent annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research say a monoclonal antibody used to treat skin cancer stopped or reversed mesothelioma tumor growth

2015-05-06 23:02:08

Diane Blackburn-Zambetti, Director of Policy and Prevention Education at the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is scheduled to hold an educational class about asbestos and mesothelioma

2015-05-06 08:32:30

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now offering all diagnosed victims of this rare cancer, or their family members, an updated list that is 100% focused


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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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