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2015-03-18 23:06:26

Marjorie Zauderer, MD, oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and member of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s Science Advisory Board is the recipient of the Department

2015-03-18 08:29:34

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now urging US Navy Veterans who have been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called "mesothelioma" to call them at 866-714-6466

2015-03-17 08:31:36

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "We are always on the lookout for information that could substantially improve the living conditions for diagnosed

2015-03-16 08:32:05

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly focused on making certain that shipyard workers and/or US Navy Veterans, who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma,

2015-03-15 23:00:42

There is new evidence that an advanced new drug delivery system using bubble-like liposomes may help the world’s top mesothelioma drug work better. Raleigh,

2015-03-13 08:23:39

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are dedicating even more resources for oil refinery workers who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, because

2015-03-12 23:06:00

In a newly-published report, doctors in England claim that inducing a collapsed lung can improve treatment for certain mesothelioma patients undergoing thoracoscopy. Raleigh,

2015-03-12 08:33:51

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "We are the nation's only free service that connects diagnosed victims of mesothelioma with incredibly passionate

2015-03-11 23:06:37

The announcement that a new drug has been granted “orphan” status by the FDA could pave the way for an alternative mesothelioma therapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)

2015-03-11 08:21:34

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are now working as hard as possible to provide the men and women who worked in the automotive industry during the


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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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.