Latest Mesothelioma Stories
Scientists say asbestos and other toxic minerals in Nevada’s soil may be to blame for elevated mesothelioma levels in women and younger people. Raleigh, NC
This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is now educating diagnosed victims and their family members about loved ones developing mesothelioma from breathing in asbestos fibers brought home on the
Researchers in Korea have published details of a mesothelioma patient who survived more than twice as long as the average after receiving a treatment combination including photodynamic therapy.
Upstate NY asbestos lawyers from Levy Konigsberg LLP win a $10.55 million verdict for the family of a man who died from mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure from talc mined and sold by R. T.
A new report suggests that almost half of mesothelioma patients who are in pain feel better within a few weeks of palliative radiation. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February
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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