Latest Mesothelioma Stories
New research finds that IMRT, a method of delivering highly-targeted radiation into mesothelioma tumors, may have a negative effect on patients' ability to breathe. Raleigh,
This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing a recent story of a woman from the United Kingdom who was exposed to asbestos while in the workplace and is urging individuals who were
The New Jersey Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, or their family members a critigue of who they consider
The Mesothelioma Victims is calling attention to a recent news article about a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma who, in an act of nobility, decided that when he eventually succumbed to the rare
Scientists at some of the country’s top research facilities have identified four genes where mutations are most likely to occur in people with malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWEB)
The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to a recent news article from the United Kingdom about a construction worker who was diagnosed with mesothelioma, and is urging former construction
Scientists say a blood test that includes markers from different “molecular classes” may be the key to improving mesothelioma diagnosis. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced that Muriel Evans-Buck has joined the organization as its newly appointed Director of Development. Alexandria,
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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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