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