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2014-02-28 23:03:33

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation applauds the University of Notre Dame for sending three student investigators to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma from March 5-7. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Three student investigators from the University of Notre Dame will attend the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma this year as part of a plan to...

2014-02-28 08:25:49

Center warns families against putting off critical issues such as a will, power of attorney, and hiring a top mesothelioma compensation lawyer WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "One of the biggest problems the center faces each week is attempting to help family members of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to get organized in order to protect their loved one. We do this by creating awareness vital issues, such establishing a power of attorney,...

2014-02-27 23:27:37

A Belgian research team says new and experimental treatment approaches are poised to extend mesothelioma survival in the future. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Cancer researchers at Belgium’s Antwerp University Hospital say emerging mesothelioma treatments like hyperthermic intrapleural chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and photodynamic therapy are likely to transform multi-modal treatment of the cancer. As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, the team’s newly- published article in the...

2014-02-27 23:02:21

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will provide an online live broadcast of its annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma on March 6-7 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 On March 6-7, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will make available a free-of-charge live broadcast of its 11th International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. The Symposium is a unique event that covers important treatment information and research advances...

2014-02-27 08:30:12

Center helps asbestos exposed victims find a "needle in a haystack" with detailed list of the nation's best attorneys WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Hiring a mesothelioma attorney to handle a mesothelioma compensation claim is not like hiring a personal injury attorney for a car accident--it's more like finding a needle in the haystack; this is especially true if the family cares about the amount of a possible mesothelioma...

2014-02-26 08:29:18

The center specializes in top-notch legal services for asbestos-exposed victims WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who previously worked in a shipyard environment as a "yardbird", pipe fitter, insulator, electrician, or as a boiler technician, to call 866-714-6466 if they have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, because the compensation for this specific type of work group can be very substantial. These...

2014-02-25 23:26:54

An Italian study of more than 1,300 patients finds those with good prognostic factors fair about the same, regardless of their treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A new article in the Journal of Thoracic Surgery says a certain subset of mesothelioma patients is unlikely to see much of a survival benefit from surgery. As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, researchers from six different Italian institutions analyzed survival data on 1,365 consecutive mesothelioma patients treated...

2014-02-25 08:32:51

The Mesothelioma Victims Center assists family members seeking financial compensation even after a loved one has passed WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "A few weeks ago we did a press release about compensation for families of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma who had passed away before there was time for an extremely skilled mesothelioma attorney to get all of the needed information to put together a mesothelioma financial compensation claim....

2014-02-25 08:32:30

Center extends hotline for families seeking experienced lawyers to maximize compensation claims WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is beginning a new focus by taking a small town word-of-mouth approach to making certain every single diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members, really are working with the nation's most skilled and capable mesothelioma compensation attorneys. The group wholeheartedly believes that there...

2014-02-24 08:21:38

Extensive resources of the Mesothelioma Victims Center provide victims and their families with focused professionals specializing in mesothelioma compensation for best possible outcome WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering a sad story as another reason why diagnosed victims of mesothelioma should call them at 866-714-6466 to get more information about the nation's top mesothelioma before they make the mistake of hiring a local...


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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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