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Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to the Nation's

Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to the Nation's … WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in Texas, or their family members to call them first at 866-714-6466 to ensure they have instant access to the nation's best … Full News here […]

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Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases

Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases Holding that the jury's causation finding was based on legally insufficient evidence, a divided Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a take-nothing judgment in a case seeking to hold Georgia-Pacific Corp. liable for Timothy Bostic's death from mesothelioma. Full News here – Read more on […]

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$2.2m for BHP mesothelioma victim

.2m for BHP mesothelioma victim STEEL AND SICKNESS: Newcastle's BHP steelworks, where Steven Dunning worked and was afflicted with incurable mesothelioma. A CESSNOCK man who was exposed to asbestos while working at the Newcastle steelworks has won a $ 2.2million … Full News here – Read more on Newcastle Herald

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Two Swiss Companies to Pay $90.5 Million to Families of Mesothelioma Victims

Two Swiss Companies to Pay .5 Million to Families of Mesothelioma Victims New Brunswick, New Jersey – After a week-long trial, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Ana Viscomi awarded a total of $ 90.5 million to eleven families from Somerset County who lost loved ones to mesothelioma, an aggressive type of cancer that is … […]

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Texas Supreme Court offers causation guidance in mesothelioma cases

Texas Supreme Court offers causation guidance in mesothelioma cases This case involved mesothelioma, and the court held that the standard of substantial factor causation recognized in Flores also applied to mesothelioma cases. The court did not impose a strict but-for causation standard, but held that the plaintiffs … Full News here – Read more on […]

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$12 Million Verdict Affirmed by Appellate Court in Two Consolidated

Million Verdict Affirmed by Appellate Court in Two Consolidated … The other mesothelioma cases settled prior to trial. After six weeks of trial, Tishman Liquidating Corporation (TLC) was found to be 76% liable for Dave John Konstantin's injuries. From 1973 to 1977, Mr. Konstantin was employed as a carpenter at two … Full News here […]

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Concordia Healthcare Corp. announces first patients enrolled in Phase 2

Concordia Healthcare Corp. announces first patients enrolled in Phase 2 … "Malignant pleural mesothelioma remains a complex and typically incurable disease that requires a multi-modal approach to treatment," said Keith Cengel, MD, PhD, lead study investigator, Associate Professor and Director of Photodynamic Therapy in the … Full News here – Read more on MarketWatch

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New Jersey Mesothelioma Victims Center Shares Tragic Story of Victim Who

New Jersey Mesothelioma Victims Center Shares Tragic Story of Victim Who … WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The New Jersey Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in New Jersey, or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 before they hire an attorney to advance a … Full News here – Read […]

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Mesothelioma Symptoms 2014 – Medical Informer Video

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Mesothelioma claims the life of Canberra electrician

Mesothelioma claims the life of Canberra electrician John Jorritsma died of mesothelioma on Wednesday after spending a career as an electrician drilling through asbestos sheeting and crawling through Mr Fluffy homes. Having watched his brother die of mesothelioma six years previously, Mr Jorritsma spent … Full News here – Read more on The Canberra Times

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MSK Continues on Groundbreaking Path in Treatment of Mesothelioma

MSK Continues on Groundbreaking Path in Treatment of Mesothelioma Although malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) remains a rare disease, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has considerable experience with this malignancy, and our specialists are at the forefront of translating new approaches for the treatment of … Full News here – Read more on OncLive

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Information About Mesothelioma From The Mesothelioma Compensation Center

Information About Mesothelioma From The Mesothelioma Compensation Center … High risk groups for exposure to asbestos include the US Navy Veterans, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, power plant workers, manufacturing workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically the … Full News here – Read more on PR Web (press release)

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Do Mesothelioma Doctors Rely Too Much on CT?

Do Mesothelioma Doctors Rely Too Much on CT? Examining tumor cells under a microscope is currently the only way to definitively diagnose malignant pleural mesothelioma. However, because getting a cell sample means that a patient has to undergo surgery, doctors typically use non-invasive tests … Full News here – Read more on Surviving Mesothelioma

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Man-Made Fiber May Compound Mesothelioma Risk from Asbestos

Man-Made Fiber May Compound Mesothelioma Risk from Asbestos Workers exposed to both asbestos and another insulation material called refractory ceramic fiber (RCF) are more than 4 times as likely to develop malignant pleural mesothelioma as are workers who were only exposed to asbestos. That is the conclusion of … Full News here – Read more […]

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Mesothelioma Cells Respond Better to Chemotherapy Drug When Pretreated

Mesothelioma Cells Respond Better to Chemotherapy Drug When Pretreated … Chemotherapy with platinum-based drugs like cisplatin is the fist-line treatment for pleural mesothelioma, an asbestos-linked cancer that starts on the mesothelium surrounding the lungs . One of the biggest challenges of chemotherapy is how to kill as … Full News here – Read more on […]

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