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2014-03-03 08:33:25

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "It is absolutely vital diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family members have a sense of urgency about obtaining the best possible compensation for this incredibly rare form of cancer, because if they wait too long there could be no compensation at all." For more information diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their loved ones are urged to contact the Mesothelioma Compensation Center...

2014-03-03 08:32:19

With the extensive resources of the Mesothelioma Victims Center, victims and their families enjoy a safety net of experience to help alleviate the stress of the claim's process WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is the best branded resource on the Internet for the best possible compensation for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, and this is a service they offer nationwide for a victim of this malignant asbestos exposure form of cancer. As part of their...

2014-02-28 23:26:24

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that Congresswomen Betty McCollum and Chellie Pingree are the recipients of the Bruce Vento Hope-Builder Award, for sending a letter to Dr. Harold Varmus, Director of the National Cancer Institute, to urge the National Cancer Institute to further mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that Congresswomen Betty McCollum...

2014-02-28 23:24:54

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced on Wednesday the 2014 recipient of its June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced on Wednesday that the 2014 recipient of its first annual June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award is Anne Alessandrini of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Upon announcing the award at the start of 2014, the Meso...

2014-02-28 23:23:55

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced that Dr. Ira Pastan, the Head of the National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Biology Section, will be the keynote speaker during its 11th annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, taking place on March 5-7 in the Washington, DC metro area. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced that Dr. Ira Pastan, the Head of the National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Biology...

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...


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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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