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2014-07-25 23:07:57

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to call them at 866-714-6466 for a new service that includes a full explanation of the costs of treating mesothelioma for any victim who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma. The center would like to see all diagnosed victims receive the best possible compensation, and wants to make sure none are buried with enormous medical bills that may lead to bankruptcy....

2014-07-25 23:05:39

A new study by French researchers indicates that refractory ceramic fiber may compound the risk of mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Researchers at the University of Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France have just released the results of a study indicating that a man-made material used in high-heat insulation may increase the risk of developing mesothelioma among workers exposed to asbestos. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new study....

2014-07-24 08:34:35

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center knows that many diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members discount the compensation possibilities because of the age of the victim, and as they would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466 this can be a gigantic mistake for the victim, or their family members. According to the CDC the average of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com...

2014-07-23 23:29:47

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging the family members of a diagnosed victim of this rare form of cancer to call them at 866-714-6466 for information on the best possible compensation. This week the group is offering to create a comprehensive “must do” checklist that covers all of the bases for the victim and their family members that includes treatment options. http://MesotheliiomaCompensationCenter.Com (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging...

2014-07-23 23:08:15

A curcumin analog and a drug normally used to prevent rejection of organ transplants may make mesothelioma cells more susceptible to chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Researchers in Turkey say a compound called EF24, which is chemically similar to the yellow pigment in the spice turmeric, and an immunosuppressor called RAD001 helped scientists destroy mesothelioma cells in the lab. To read the full story on Surviving Mesothelioma, click here now. Scientists at Gazi...

2014-07-23 08:32:00

Family members of diagnosed Mesothelioma victims are urged by The Mesothelioma Victims Center to call them before hiring an attorney to receive more adequate compensation WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to shop and compare before hiring a mesothelioma attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim. When it comes to the mesothelioma compensation world, there are...

2014-07-23 08:31:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created an amazing new service for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Texas by making certain they instantly get the nation's most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys. If you are a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or a family member of one, and the you reside in Texas please contact the Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466 before you obtain the services of any law firm to ensure you have...

2014-07-23 00:20:44

Court orders insurer to pay $500 million in asbestos-related settlements MT. PLEASANT, S.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit put to rest the "private hopes and dreams" of insurer Travelers Cos. Inc., in its attempt to avoid its obligation to thousands of asbestos victims. The Second Circuit confirmed that the Settlement Agreements Travelers agreed to in 2004 were binding and enforceable contracts between the parties,...

2014-07-21 23:11:10

Every week the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a phone call from a family member who suspected their loved one had mesothelioma but was never actually diagnosed, and as a result there was no compensation. If an individual had exposure to asbestos at work decades ago, the Center is urging the individual to tell their primary care physician so that annual medical tests can be done to check for tumors or masses in the lining of the lungs. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-21 23:08:03

Public health researchers in Quebec say mesothelioma is the top cause of work-related cancer deaths in the province and they are hoping that scientists will take note. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Researchers at the University of Montreal have estimated the number of occupational cancer cases and deaths in Quebec in hopes of helping scientists set their research priorities. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s full article on the new research. New data from the Canada...


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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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