Sep 29, 2015

Mesothelioma Victims Center Launches New Initiative to Ensure Diagnosed Plumbers and Electricians Don't Get Taken to the Cleaners on a Settlement


Mesothelioma Victims Center Launches New Initiative to Ensure Diagnosed Plumbers and Electricians Don't Get Taken to the Cleaners on a Settlement


Snip of article: "...The Mesothelioma Victims Center's number one passion is making certain that all former plumbers, electricians, roofers, welders, or insulators don't get taken advantage of when it comes to compensation for this rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure..."


Article Reference: yahoo.com
Tags: Mesothelioma Settlement, Mesothelioma Lawyer,

Sep 23, 2015

Talcum Powder: A little-known cause of asbestosis and mesothelioma that has flown under the radar


$13 Million Asbestos Verdict against Colgate-Palmolive Over Talcum Powder


Snip of article: "...A little-known cause of asbestosis and mesothelioma that has flown under the radar and dwarfed by the higher-profile sources is talcum powder. The oft-used product that was employed daily for comfort and hygiene by a previous generation was once manufactured with traces of asbestos, or so it has been alleged..."


Article Reference: www.lawyersandsettlements.com
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Sep 19, 2015

Bevacizumab Triplet Improves Survival in Mesothelioma


Bevacizumab Triplet Improves Survival in Mesothelioma


Snip of article: "...Adding bevacizumab (Avastin) to a standard chemotherapy doublet reduced the risk of death by 24% and disease progression by 39% in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), according to results from the phase II/III MAPS trial presented at the 2015 World Conference on Lung Cancer1...."


Article Reference: www.onclive.com
Tags: Bevacizumab Triplet, bevacizumab (Avastin), malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM),

Sep 18, 2015

mesothelioma trust payment schedule


Senate Panel Agrees to Increase Size of Asbestos Trust


Snip of article: "...Senators agreed yesterday to increase to as much as $153 billion a proposed trust fund that would end all asbestos lawsuits and instead pay asbestos victims from a set schedule based on their diseases ..."


Article Reference: www.nytimes.com
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Mar 16, 2012

Younger Workers May Be More At Risk of Asbestos Cancer


Mesothelioma Law Firm Warns Younger Workers More At Risk of Asbestos Cancer


Snip of article: "...Temporal Patterns of Occupational Asbestos Exposure and Risk of Pleural Mesothelioma, men under the age of 20 who are occupationally exposed to asbestos are more likely to later develop mesothelioma
..."


Article Reference: www.seattlepi.com
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Jan 20, 2012

Radical Mesothelioma Surgery Questioned


New Studies Question Radical Mesothelioma Surgery


Snip of article: "...Mesothelioma is a rare but virulent cancer that starts in the membrane that encases the lungs or other organs...."


Article Reference: www.survivingmesothelioma.com
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Jul 30, 2011

Erionite is very similar to asbestos


Erionite Still A Serious Mesothelioma Threat In North Dakota


Snip of article: "...Erionite is very similar to asbestos, the primary cause of pleural mesothelioma, which attacks the lining of the lungs. Erionite fibers, which become airborne, already have been linked to an alarmingly high number of mesothelioma cases..."


Article Reference: www.asbestos.com
Tags: Erionite

Jul 12, 2011

Asbestos disease can take years to come on


Asbestos disease can take years to come on


Snip of article: "...A FORMER steelworker has spoken out about his battle with asbestos-related cancer as part of a national campaign raising awareness of the dangers of the deadly dust...."


Article Reference: www.thestar.co.uk
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Apr 16, 2011

Family Doctor - An update on effects of mesothelioma


Family Doctor - An update on effects of mesothelioma


Snip of article: "...W.R. Grace Company and three of its former executives were acquitted of having knowingly exposed mineworkers and residents of Libby to asbestos. One former manager died in 2007, and charges were dropped against two other Grace defendants prior to the acquittal...."


Article Reference: www.cantonrep.com
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Apr 12, 2011

Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges US Navy Veterans Or Individuals Dealing With Mesothelioma Diagnosis To Not Wait Too Long Before Getting Help


Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges US Navy Veterans Or Individuals Dealing With Mesothelioma Diagnosis To Not Wait Too Long Before Getting Help


Snip of article: "...The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "No group or organization offers anything close to our free services, when it comes helping a victim of mesothelioma cancer, or their family members. Our goal is to instantly get every US Navy Veteran, every individual, who worked in the trades, or any other US citizen the absolute best information, the most meaningful help, and the best advice when it comes to dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis." For more information US Navy Veterans, individuals, or family members dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis should call the Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466, or they can contact the group via its web site at http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com..."


Article Reference: www.sfgate.com
Tags: MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

Apr 10, 2011

The Hidden Risk of Indirect Asbestos Exposure


The Hidden Risk of Indirect Asbestos Exposure


Snip of article: "...secondhand asbestos exposure. Some simply call it take-home asbestos. Whatever the name, the consequences can be grave. Asbestos, in effect, comes home with someone, and anyone in the household can then breathe in the fibers. Once lodged in the lungs, asbestos can trigger mesothelioma and..."


Article Reference: www.justicenewsflash.com
Tags: secondhand asbestos exposure

Mar 5, 2011

Mesothelioma and Drywall Workers


Mesothelioma in Drywall Finishing Workers


Snip of article: "...the drywall trade and occupational exposure to airborne asbestos from drywall finishing work practices. Specifically, this manuscript evaluates the epidemiologic literature describing the apparent lack of association of mesothelioma to asbestos fibers utilized in drywall finishing materials..."


Article Reference: www.astm.org
Tags: chrysotile, asbestos, mesothelioma, drywall joint compound, drywall tapers, short-fiber

Mar 1, 2011

More Mesothelioma Cases


More Mesothelioma Cases


Snip of article: "...Doctors working on the Minnesota Taconite Workers Health Study said they have found 14 more cases of the deadly cancer mesothelioma.

That brings the total to 77, out of more than 45,000 people...."


Article Reference: www.wdio.com
Tags: Taconite

Feb 23, 2011

Antioxidants May Help Fight Mesothelioma


Antioxidants May Help Fight Mesothelioma


Snip of article: "...dietary supplements which can fight oxidative stress at the cellular level. Certain beans, blueberries, apples, cranberries, strawberries, cherries and plums are just some of the foods that are high in antioxidants. But there are also several antioxidant-based drugs that have a similar effect on cells and are currently being used to treat conditions such as lung disease, diabetes and malaria. ..."


Article Reference: www.survivingmesothelioma.com
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Feb 19, 2011

Mesothelioma Surgery Eligibility Determined by Several Factors


Mesothelioma Surgery Eligibility Determined by Several Factors


Snip of article: "...Patients whose cancer is diagnosed and treated in stage I typically show the most long-term benefits, including the potential for long remissions...."


Article Reference: www.asbestos.com
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Feb 12, 2011

Excess Iron Linked to Mesothelioma


Excess Iron Linked to Mesothelioma


Snip of article: "...New studies suggest that overloading the body with iron may be another way asbestos can trigger mesothelioma. And ridding the body of that excess iron may eventually be another way to help manage this cancer...."


Article Reference: www.survivingmesothelioma.com
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Jan 29, 2011

Multi-modal Treatment Deemed Effective for Mesothelioma


Multi-modal Treatment Deemed Effective for Mesothelioma


Snip of article: "...Everyone is scared of contracting cancer diseases. Mesothelioma is one of those rare diseases...."


Article Reference: seerpress.com
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Jan 22, 2011

Mesothelioma risk not known to auto mechanics


Mesothelioma risk not known to auto mechanics


Snip of article: "...car manufacturing needs asbestos and this is due to its high heat resistance and strength. Various engine parts, gaskets, underside of car hoods, apart from brake drums and clutches use asbestos. ..."


Article Reference: topnews.ae
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Jan 19, 2011

Mesothelioma Victims Center Launches Its 2011 Call Us First Campaign


Mesothelioma Victims Center Launches Its 2011 Call Us First Campaign


Snip of article: "...offer just diagnosed mesothelioma victims with the most comprehensive free service on earth, with an emphasis on, call us first, and you get everything you need, on the spot. ..."


Article Reference: www.sfgate.com
Tags: Mesothelioma Victims Center

Jan 14, 2011

Mesothelioma patients may benefit from second pemetrxed-based chemotherapy


Mesothelioma patients may benefit from second pemetrxed-based chemotherapy


Snip of article: "...study showed that patients suffered from Mesothelioma and underwent pemetrexed-based chemotherapy may benefit from the same treatment again if their cancer setbacks...."


Article Reference: www.seedol.com
Tags: Mesothelioma Treatment,

Jan 3, 2011

Mesothelioma Treatment


Promising New Target Eyed for Mesothelioma Treatment


Snip of article: "...Researchers in Italy have identified a protein enzyme that plays a role in the growth of malignant mesothelioma and may be a promising target for cancer therapy...."


Article Reference: www.aboutmesothelioma.net
Tags: Mesothelioma Treatment

Dec 30, 2010

What is “Mesothelioma” and how would one deal with “Mesothelioma” ?


Mesothelioma Summary: What is “Mesothelioma” and how would one deal with “Mesothelioma” ?


Snip of article: "...So, What is mesothelioma? It is a type of cancer, where the mesothelial cells are disturbed. The mesothelial cells wrap the exterior of most of our body organs. They create a..."


Article Reference: www.premiershipnews.org
Tags: What is Mesothelioma?

Dec 27, 2010

Mesothelioma litigation


California Man Charged with Holding Fraudulent Asbestos Removal Classes


Snip of article: "...In a recent case of Mesothelioma litigation, a California man named Rogelio Lowe has just been sentenced to ..."


Article Reference: www.mesotheliomacancernews.com
Tags: Mesothelioma litigation,

Dec 23, 2010

Veterans and Mesothelioma


Mesothelioma and Veterans: Cancer Risk Among Shipyard Workers


Snip of article: "...diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma in the United States. Navy veterans and shipyard workers make up a..."


Article Reference: www.asbestos.com
Tags: Navy and Mesothelioma,

Dec 16, 2010

Honda Motor Co. expected to pay ex-mechanic with mesothelioma 54 million yen


Honda Motor Co. expected to pay ex-mechanic with mesothelioma 54 million yen


Snip of article: "...Honda Motor Co. has been ordered to pay 54 million yen to a former mechanic who claims that his mesothelioma developed after being exposed to asbestos while working at a factory belonging to a Honda subsidiary in Nagoya, Japan in the late 1960s. Mesothelioma is..."


Article Reference: www.maacenter.org
Tags: Mesothelioma and the auto industry

Man who installed telephone lines wins mesothelioma lawsuit


Man who installed telephone lines wins mesothelioma lawsuit


Snip of article: "...The alleged exposure occurred at a secret government bunker built during the Cold War to protect from a nuclear attack. Telephones were needed in the underground space..."


Article Reference: www.mesorc.com
Tags: mesothelioma lawsuit

Dec 14, 2010

Mesothelioma Victims Center Caters to Needs of Victims and Carers


Mesothelioma Victims Center Caters to Needs of Victims and Carers


Snip of article: "...The Mesothelioma Victims Center recognizes that in just three years, the personnel were able to provide services free of charge to individuals suffering from the dreadful cancer. ..."


Article Reference: seerpress.com
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Dec 12, 2010

Mesothelioma


Mesothelioma


Snip of article: "...Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles, or they have been exposed to asbestos dust and fiber in other ways. It has also been suggested that washing the clothes of a family member who worked with asbestos can put a person at risk for developing mesothelioma. Unlike lung cancer, there is no association between mesothelioma and smoking, but smoking greatly increases the risk of other asbestos-induced cancers. Compensation via asbestos funds or lawsuits is an important issue in mesothelioma..."


Article Reference: wikipedia.org

Tags: Mesothelioma

Dec 10, 2010

Limited Asbestos Exposure Can Still Heighten Risks For Asbestosis And Mesothelioma


Limited Asbestos Exposure Can Still Heighten Risks For Asbestosis And Mesothelioma


Snip of article: "...Mesothelioma is a kind of lung cancer that is directly linked with asbestos. This occurs to the protective lining of the internal organs called the mesothelium. It is commonly seen in the pleural area (chest and abdomen) ..."


Article Reference: www.newsformatics.com
Tags: Mesothelioma

Dec 9, 2010

Danger of mesothelioma from insulation in your home?


Government Refuses to Act on Cancer-Causing Insulation


Snip of article: "...mesothelioma and lung cancer. More than 400 deaths have been attributed to exposure to vermiculite in the community in which it was mined, and a litany of solid scientific studies has shown that it can kill...."


Article Reference: www.aolnews.com
Tags: mesothelioma and insulation, Zonolite, mesothelioma and vermiculite,

Mesothelioma and erionite gravel dust


Epidemiology: Fear in the dust


Snip of article: "...the team is reporting some worrying results: that levels of exposure to erionite in North Dakota are the same as in some of the Turkish villages ravaged by mesothelioma. ..."


Article Reference: www.nature.com
Tags: North Dakota mesothelioma, Mesothelioma and erionite gravel dust

Dec 7, 2010

Legal Settlements Highlight Mesothelioma Risk


Legal Settlements Highlight Mesothelioma Risk


Snip of article: "...Courts in New York and New Jersey have awarded more than $8 million dollars in recent weeks to workers who contracted mesothelioma from working around..."


Article Reference: www.survivingmesothelioma.com
Tags: Mesothelioma

Clothing Dust and mesothelioma


Dust on clothing 'may have given woman mesothelioma'


Snip of article: "...A former care home manager could have developed mesothelioma after coming into contact..."


Article Reference: www.contractorscompare.com
Tags: Clothing Dust and mesothelioma

Dec 6, 2010

Vitamin E and mesothelioma


Debate Over Vitamin E Derivative as an Effective Anti-Mesothelioma Drug


Snip of article: "...a form of Vitamin E may be effective in inducing apoptosis, or cell death, and suppressing cancer growth in malignant mesothelioma...."


Article Reference: mesotheliomahelp.net
Tags: Vitamin E and mesothelioma

Dec 5, 2010

Mesothelioma and the Postal Service


Mesothelioma and the US Postal Service


Snip of article: "...mesothelioma. So up until that time we would remove the brakes from the trucks with our bare hands. We would remove the brake drums and linings and there would usually be a big handful of black dust. ..."


Article Reference: www.lawyersandsettlements.com
Tags: Mesothelioma and the Postal Service

Mesothelioma Law


New York Law Firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP Unveils Updated Mesothelioma Website


Snip of article: "...updated its website to include more video reports, a live chat window and other features to better educate and inform New Yorkers about their rights. Belluck & Fox, LLP is a nationally recognized law firm that represents individuals with asbestos and mesothelioma claims...."


Article Reference: mesotheliomahelp.net
Tags: Mesothelioma Law, Mesothelioma Lawyer, mesothelioma claims,

Mesothelioma drug possible cure


Mesothelioma: Finally, a cure called NGR-hTNF?


Snip of article: "...The drug that is being developed is called NGR-hTNF and is a potent cure for not only mesothelioma but also liver cancer...."


Article Reference: basicstory.com
Tags: Mesothelioma drug, NGR-hTNF

Mesothelioma and Drug Research


New Approach to Predict Mesothelioma Drug Response


Snip of article: "...The research is important because identifying the most effective medications as early as possible can have a dramatic effect for mesothelioma patients. Mesothelioma, which is caused by exposure to asbestos, can be extremely fast-growing. ..."

Article Reference: www.survivingmesothelioma.com
Tags: Mesothelioma and Drug Research