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2014-08-06 23:07:01

UK researchers say it may be time to “re-evaluate” the reliance on CT scans to determine which suspected pleural cancer patients should get biopsies. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Scientists at two tertiary referral centers are suggesting that CT scans may not be accurate enough as a means of deciding whether to perform a surgical biopsy in patients with a suspected pleural cancer like mesothelioma. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s newly-posted article on the study....

2014-08-06 08:32:46

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center now believes the second largest group of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma they have helped over the years are power plant workers, or individuals who worked in a nuclear power plant in the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, or 1980's. As they would like to explain to any diagnosed victim or their family members with one call to 866-714-6466, power plants are in every state, they all contained asbestos in the time frames...

2014-08-06 08:32:40

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Mesothelioma Victims Center has one primary goal, and that is to see to it that diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who live in the Garden State have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, who are also licensed to practice law in New Jersey. The Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who live in New Jersey, or their family members, to call them at 866-714-6466 to ensure they are...

2014-08-05 23:07:58

A new study that shows higher rates of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer among workers at two Washington state fiberglass boat building operations has researchers looking for answers. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Scientists with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) say workers exposed to styrene, fiberglass, and wood dust in the building of fiberglass boats have unexpectedly elevated rates of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Surviving Mesothelioma has...

2014-08-05 08:34:56

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in New York state or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 to ensure they have the nation's best mesothelioma attorneys working in their behalf, because there is a direct relationship between the skill of the mesothelioma lawyer, and the compensation for this rare form of cancer. http://NewYork.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com Photo -...

2014-08-04 23:07:06

Italian researchers say a molecule linked with ovarian cancer may also affect the aggressiveness of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Scientists studying a call surface protein called CD157 say it can impact multiple aspects of mesothelioma – from how fast it grows to how easily it spreads – and may even affect chemotherapy response. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Researchers at the...

2014-08-01 23:07:36

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is releasing new information this week on where to find the most current and up-to-date news on treatment options from organizations such as the National Cancer Institute. The Center is also urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys who consistently get the best financial settlements for victims nationwide....

2014-07-31 23:06:56

Mary Hesdorffer, APRN, expert mesothelioma nurse practitioner and executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, stated recently at the organization’s board meeting, that mesothelioma patients today have many more options for clinical trials to choose from than ever before. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 During the July 2014 board meeting of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, mesothelioma expert and executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied...

2014-07-31 23:02:11

Zensah®’s bestselling compression elbow sleeve now available in new neon pink and blue colors. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Zensah®, a leading Miami based compression apparel company, has recently released their innovative compression elbow sleeve, designed to help target tennis elbow, elbow tendonitis, and other elbow pain, in two new bright colors for summer. The compression elbow sleeve is now available in neon pink and blue. Made of innovative proprietary Zensah®...

2014-07-31 23:00:36

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), in collaboration with The University of Chicago Medicine, announced that on October 10th it will host a, one-day, regional conference at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, bringing together area experts in the field of mesothelioma and making them accessible to attendees. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 On October 10, at the Palmer House Hilton hotel in Chicago, Illinois, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, in...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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