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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,

2015-03-31 23:01:47

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced today the launch of its new prevention program as part of its mission to eradicate mesothelioma. Alexandria,

2015-03-31 08:37:18

LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 2, 2015 global experts on malignant pleural mesothelioma will convene in Santa Monica, CA at the 5th Annual International Symposium

2015-03-31 08:28:23

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, who were exposed to asbestos at an oil refinery, to visit them at

2015-03-30 08:21:35

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is beginning an aggressive national initiative focused on providing all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, who were exposed

2015-03-28 23:00:46

New genome sequencing work by scientists in Canada and the U.S.

2015-03-27 08:26:42

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to a recent news article about the incidence of mesothelioma among carpenters in the UK and comments,

2015-03-26 23:15:59

A new study suggests that certain peritoneal mesothelioma patients who undergo heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) after surgery may have better outcomes with a closed abdomen technique

2015-03-26 08:34:22

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is expanding their Victims Outreach initiative for diagnosed individuals with this rare form of cancer who were exposed


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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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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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