Mesothelioma News as of August 12, 2015

New Bill Seeks to Create First Mesothelioma Registry in US New Bill Seeks to Create First Mesothelioma Registry in US

http://asbestos.com Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:18:45 -0700

People diagnosed with mesothelioma often feel there is little public information about the asbestos-related cancer. Several existing state cancer registries focus on more common cancers, including lung, breast, prostate and colorectal. While there are

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Mesothelioma campaigners issue asbestos warning over 'extremely hazardous ... Mesothelioma campaigners issue asbestos warning over ‘extremely hazardous …

http://plymouthherald.co.uk Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:15:00 -0700

A GROUP which campaigns on behalf of mesothelioma patients has warned that an abandoned city hotel is “extremely hazardous”. The owners of the Quality Hotel on the Hoe are being prosecuted after failing to respond to a council notice requiring them to …

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Could a Virus-Delivered Gene Slow Mesothelioma Growth? Could a Virus-Delivered Gene Slow Mesothelioma Growth?

http://survivingmesothelioma.com

The hepatocyte growth factor (HGF)/c-Met signal pathway is highly active in mesothelioma and many other types of cancer cells, telling them to grow and replicate quickly. In the lab, scientists have shown that the NK4 gene, which shares a molecular

 

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Mesothelioma Nurse Reminds Us That Each Patient's Journey is Unique[divider]

Mesothelioma Nurse Reminds Us That Each Patient’s Journey is Unique

http://mesotheliomahelp.org Wed, 12 Aug 2015 03:52:30 -0700

And like family members, mesothelioma is not predictable. There are so many variables with this disease. Not only is the disease itself not black and white, but neither is the treatment. For example, patients’ treatment options and recovery can be very

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How to Regain Financial Control After Mesothelioma Death

http://asbestos.com Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:48:45 -0700

He developed mesothelioma from that exposure. He no longer had the stamina to work an eight-hour shift or the overtime he usually didn’t charge the company for. He died at age 44. Fathers are the sole providers of 20 percent of U.S. families, according

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Brands of Children’s Crayons and Toys Containing Asbestos Pulled From Shelves

http://mesothelioma.com Wed, 12 Aug 2015 08:33:45 -0700

Asbestos exposure can lead to the fatal mesothelioma cancer. Due to its latency period, these children may not become diagnosed until their adult years decades later if they inhaled asbestos fibers. Not only did all four retailers act in accordance to

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'Sugarbaker Walker' Is Key Mesothelioma Recovery Device

 

‘Sugarbaker Walker’ Is Key Mesothelioma Recovery Device

A custom-made thoracic walker designed by mesothelioma specialist Dr. David Sugarbaker almost 15 years ago continues to evolve, putting surgical patients back on their feet quicker to accelerate the postoperative recovery process. Some call it the …

Source: http://asbestos.com

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Ask Mayo Clinic: Asbestos most significant risk factor for mesothelioma Ask Mayo Clinic: Asbestos most significant risk factor for mesothelioma

http://postbulletin.com Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:36:33 -0700

It is much less common than lung cancer. Unlike lung cancer, mesothelioma does not start within the lung tissue. It arises from the mesothelium that forms the outside lining of the lung, also called the pleura; however, mesothelioma may spread into the

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Secondhand exposure to asbestos could lead to mesothelioma Secondhand exposure to asbestos could lead to mesothelioma

http://news-medical.net Fri, 07 Aug 2015 02:42:24 -0700

Mesothelioma.us, a free online resource that provides people with mesothelioma and their loved ones with in-depth and educational articles, information packets and more about the disease, has just posted a new article that discusses secondhand exposure …

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Helping a wife get justice in mesothelioma case against Midlands Electricity Board

http://access-legal.co.uk Wed, 12 Aug 2015 03:18:45 -0700

Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to just one asbestos fibre but what makes the disease particularly pernicious is the fact that it can take several decades after that initial exposure before any symptoms are noticed and by that time the disease is so

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Mesothelioma.us posts exhaustive list of companies involved with asbestos ...

Mesothelioma.us posts exhaustive list of companies involved with asbestos …

http://news-medical.net Thu, 06 Aug 2015 05:44:57 -0700

Mesothelioma.us, an online resource filled with educational articles for people who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, has just posted an exhaustive list of the hundreds of companies that have manufactured asbestos. As a spokesperson for …

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It's Time to Start Planning for Sept. 26 Mesothelioma Awareness Day

It’s Time to Start Planning for Sept. 26 Mesothelioma Awareness Day

http://mesotheliomahelp.org Thu, 06 Aug 2015 03:52:30 -0700

Mesothelioma Awareness Day is once again upon us! On September 26, people will come together raising funds and spreading awareness of this awful disease. Remember that together we can make a difference and work to find a cure. Once again, my …

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