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Yesterday | SFGate

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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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Business News

Yesterday | Oxford Times

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)

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

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.

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Science Daily

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Health

The Paramus Post

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, Health, Lung Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SBWire

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.

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Mission Local

Firefighters Stand Against Cancer

The sound of an old fashion dial phone fills the kitchen at the local Mission neighborhood fire station.

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Related Topix: Fire, San Francisco, CA, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Sheffield Star

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.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chronicle Live

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Insurance

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sunday Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Health

BBC News

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.

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BBC News

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.

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Burton Mail

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.

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Related Topix: Melbourne, Australia Travel, Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

FOX16

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.

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Related Topix: Burbank, CA, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Radio Times

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.

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York Press

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.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

NOLA.com

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Ruston, LA

Freshnews

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".

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vaccinations, Oncology

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Plymouth Evening Herald

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THE number of claims resulting from asbestos-related illnesses has yet to peak, says a Plymouth law firm specialising in handling such cases.

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Bangor Daily News

Asbestos Still Plagues our Country Today

The US Surgeon General has declared April 1-7th as Asbestos Global Awareness week.

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Related Topix: Health, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

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