10 hrs ago
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Launches Asbestos Mobile App
Today, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization , released the mobile app on the subject of asbestos.
23 hrs ago
Industrial Disease Victims Central To Changes
The Government will work with victims groups and insurers representing employers to explore new ways to improve the legal process for handling claims from victims of mesothelioma - a condition which often develops decades after the sufferer has been exposed to asbestos but usually kills within months of being diagnosed.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Researchers Say Nano-Technology Could Improve Mesothelioma Diagnosis, ...
Caused by asbestos exposure and affecting an estimated 2,500 Americans each year, mesothelioma is one of the most difficult cancers to diagnose.
Government says no to changes to help sick mine workers
The Newfoundland and Labrador government has turned down a request for legislative changes to help former Baie Verte mine workers who claim exposure to asbestos made them sick.
What the Quigley Case Could Mean for Asbestos Victims
Only now, after decades of exposure, are victims of mesothelioma and their families learning the cause of their afflictions and seeking justice for the suffering they have been forced to endure.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
MP hits out over asbestos compensation
VICTIMS of asbestos exposure have been betrayed after the Government caved in to the insurance industry, a Southampton MP has protested.
Call for help after maintenance worker's death
THE representatives of the estate of a deceased maintenance worker are seeking help after a post mortem report revealed that he suffered from mesothelioma, an aggressive asbestos-related industrial disease.
Blue Mountains Gazette
Pain of losing a loved one from asbestos exposure
As the process of cleaning up and rebuilding homes destroyed by the October fires begins, it's a timely reminder for homeowners to be aware of asbestos risks.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Legal Intelligencer
Workers' Compensation: Work-Related Mesothelioma Now Fodder for Common-Law Actions
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the Workers' Compensation Act does not cover occupational diseases, such as mesothelioma, that manifest more than 300 weeks after employment ends.
Western morning News
MP: Children 'negligently and knowingly exposed to asbestos by the State'
Tory backbencher Dr Sarah Wollaston, the MP for Totnes, made the claim during a debate on a new law which will award A 100,000 compensation payouts to around 300 victims of a fatal asbestos-related cancer every year.
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. To Participate In The Conference
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. , a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, announces that Company management will participate in the LD Micro Conference being held December 3-5, 2013 at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Group fears rising asbestos-related deaths
"Been diagnosed with mesothelioma, which I've got say was really tragic the other day, the gentlemen that walked in, it was all his effort to hold back the tears as he told me what is wrong with him and it's a devastating diagnosis to get," she said.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
IT'S a problem that is only going to get worse."
As reported by the Daily Echo, an inquest this week ruled Marion Potts died of mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in school, although it could not pinpoint which one.
News and Star
John Lewis sued for A 150,000 by Carlisle lung cancer man
A Carlisle man is suing retail giant John Lewis for up to A 150,000 compensation, claiming he contracted terminal lung disease after prolonged exposure to asbestos during his 30-year career at a textiles factory.
Caring teacher died after being exposed to asbestos from hanging...
Marion Potts was head of English at The Romsey School, in Hants,but retired two years ago due to ill health The 63-year-old, who had worked at numerous schools across the country and abroad, died in June from mesothelioma, a cancer associated with the toxic substance.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Major Breakthrough For Victims Of Devastating Cancer Mesothelioma
Newly diagnosed victims of mesothelioma the aggressive and fatal cancer caused by asbestos will receive help for the first time through a new support scheme, as part of a bill currently going through Parliament.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
a Hampshire teacher died after breathing in deadly asbestos dust while working in the classroom.
But little did Marion Potts know that during her time in the classroom she was being exposed to deadly asbestos - which would go on to claim her life.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Dock worker died due to prolonged exposure to asbestos
A carpenter and joiner, he had worked for British Rail in Eastleigh for 33 years and also served an apprenticeship at Harland and Wolff in Southampton.
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Rosetta Genomics to Participate in the LD Micro Conference
The Rosetta Cancer Origin Test can accurately identify the primary tumor type in primary and metastatic cancer including cancer of unknown or uncertain primary .
Medical News Today
New online asbestos course for DIY renovators
Home renovators are being encouraged to extend their 'DIY' skills and take a free online course to help them identify and safely handle asbestos.