New Report May Help Doctors Predict Chemotherapy Success, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
Japanese research suggests a biomarker called osteopontin could help some mesothelioma patients avoid the trial-and-error approach to treatment.
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Asbestos timebomb: Deaths set to peak over next two years, says family who lost grandad
Buy this photo aughters and grandchildren of Larrie Lewington, clockwise from front left, Callum Lewington, 13, Summer Clapperton, two, Rebecca Lewington, 31, Louis Clapperton, six, Charlie Unwin, seven, Evie Unwin, 11, Jessica Lewington, 30, Jake Cross, 11 THE family of a man who died after years of exposure to asbestos have warned of a "ticking ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Alexandria apartment complex tests positive for asbestos
Next to a picturesque view of the river, workers in Hazmat suits were busy cleaning up at the Hunting Point on the Potomac apartments.
20 years of data shows treatment technique improvement for advanced abdominal cancer
Analysis of 20 years' worth of patient data shows that outcomes have clearly improved for patients suffering from advanced cancer of the abdomen when treated with cytoreductive surgery with Hyperthermic IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy, or HIPEC.
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Why Asbestos is Bad for You
Asbestos is a fibrous mineral found in rock and soil. Because of its heat and fire resistance and its strength, it has been used in a variety of manufactured goods and construction materials.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New Market Research Report: Malignant Mesothelioma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Malignant Mesothelioma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Malignant Mesothelioma clinical trial scenario.
Firefighters Stand Against Cancer
The sound of an old fashion dial phone fills the kitchen at the local Mission neighborhood fire station.
South Yorkshire MP pleased at launch of new payment scheme
A South Yorkshire MP has spoken of his delight that a payment scheme to compensate sufferers of mesothelioma is now open.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Wallsend widow urges insurance industry to fund research into mesothelioma cancer
A woman whose husband died from asbestos exposure is backing a call for the insurance industry to fund research into mesothelioma Leading lung experts say there is a "shameful" lack of funding into the fatal asbestos-related cancer, and have urged insurers to contribute to pioneering studies into the disease.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Changes will make it harder to make a claim
Mrs Maitland's husband William died aged 63 after a painful, year-long battle against mesothelioma, a cancer caused by breathing in deadly asbestos dust.
Fund cancer research, insurers urged
Writing for the BBC News website , Dr John Moore-Gillon of the British Lung Foundation says this would aid research - and cut future insurance payouts.
Why insurers should fund medical research
Financial belts are being tightened in many areas - including medical research. But scientists say funding for such work is crucial, for the UK's research industry as well as for patients.
Asbestos compo scheme details finally revealed
DELS20140411D-002_C.JPG Picture: Lucy ShawA group of five people have put forward a planning application for a micro-pub on High Street in Melbourne.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Ed Lauter's family sues TV networks over asbestos claims
The NBC peacock logo is seen on the NBC studios building August 28, 2003 in Burbank, California.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Emmerdale spoilers: Donna reveals that she is terminally ill with mesothelioma
Donna Windsor has revealed in tonight's double bill of Emmerdale that she is terminally ill with mesothelioma and has at best a few years left to live.
Ball raises 11,000 for fight against asbestos-related cancer
Left to right, B W Knight, Fran Milner, former EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing, Amanda Miller and Rachel Thackray.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Louisiana House quickly passes bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases: Snapshot
Plaintiffs in asbestos exposure cases would be restricted to filing in the parish where the exposure took place, in a bill passed quickly through the Louisiana House on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Heat Biologics, Inc. Presents Proprietary Allogeneic Cell Line...
Taylor H. Schreiber, Ph.D., Vice President of Research and Development at Heat Biologics, presented the results of the Company's translational research project entitled "Allogeneic Cell Based Vaccine Development by Shared Antigen Screening".
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Plymouth Evening Herald
THE number of claims resulting from asbestos-related illnesses has yet to peak, says a Plymouth law firm specialising in handling such cases.
Bangor Daily News
Asbestos Still Plagues our Country Today
The US Surgeon General has declared April 1-7th as Asbestos Global Awareness week.