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2014-11-29 23:02:41

Doctors say PET scans are an effective way to determine mesothelioma prognosis and the efficacy of treatment – especially in patients who have had two round of chemotherapy. Raleigh,

2014-11-29 23:02:18

Earlier this month, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) reached $9 million in funded research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) November 29,

2014-11-26 23:06:43

A new report linking synthetic multi-walled carbon nanotubes with mesothelioma says size and shape may determine how dangerous they are. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)

2014-11-26 23:06:06

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced today that the Richard M.

2014-11-24 23:08:26

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will hold its 12th annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma from March 2nd through March 4th of 2015 in Bethesda, Maryland, on the

2014-11-22 23:00:07

Researchers say microscopic channels between mesothelioma cells may offer a new target for mesothelioma therapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 23, 2014

2014-11-20 23:10:11

The California Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging individuals exposed to asbestos at a workplace such as a shipyard, a power plant, or a manufacturing facility decades ago in California to

2014-11-19 23:15:03

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "About one in every ten diagnosed victims of mesothelioma we talk to are uncertain about how their exposure to asbestos occurred, which is why we are


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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 ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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