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Wallsend widow urges insurance industry to fund research into mesothelioma

Wallsend widow urges insurance industry to fund research into mesothelioma … Mum-of-two Chris knows the devastation caused by mesothelioma as her husband Mick died from it in 2001, aged just 59, after being exposed to asbestos while serving in the Royal Navy. Chris set up the Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund with the … Full News […]

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Doctor proposes groundbreaking funding scheme to fight mesothelioma

Doctor proposes groundbreaking funding scheme to fight mesothelioma A SPECIALIST in respiratory diseases has proposed a groundbreaking scheme to address the lack of funding into the mesothelioma. Plymouth has high rates of the fatal asbestos-related cancer and millions of pounds are paid out every year to victims. Full News here – Read more on Plymouth […]

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Louisiana House quickly passes bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease

Louisiana House quickly passes bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease … At-a-Glance: Without any debate or discussion, the Louisiana House passed a bill Wednesday (April 9) that would place restrictions on where lawsuits relating to "latent diseases," such as mesothelioma, can be filed. The bill: House Bill 482 is … Full News here – Read […]

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Pannone LLP | Protection for mesothelioma victims withdrawn

Pannone LLP | Protection for mesothelioma victims withdrawn 02/04/2014Mesothelioma victims face losing part of their compensation following a recent government announcement.The Government's 'Reforming Mesothelioma Claims' consultation was established to examine the way mesothelioma claims are conducted … Full News here – Read more on Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

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Advances, Future of Lung Cancer Care Brings Hope to Pleural Mesothelioma

Advances, Future of Lung Cancer Care Brings Hope to Pleural Mesothelioma … Mesothelioma Doctor Three prominent lung cancer specialists discussed the latest breakthroughs and coming advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. The importance of early diagnosis and targeted treatment, and continuing to educate the … Full News here – Read more on MesotheliomaHelp.net […]

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Salem property manager fined for asbestos project

Salem property manager fined for asbestos project … 31st St. in Lincoln City. DEQ requires training and licensing for people who handle asbestos-containing materials, which are a respiratory hazard proven to cause lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis. Guardian Management has appealed the penalty. Full News here – Read more on Statesman Journal

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Rosetta Genomics wins Notice of Allowance for patent covering the method to

Rosetta Genomics wins Notice of Allowance for patent covering the method to … The Rosetta Cancer Origin Test can accurately identify the primary tumor type in primary and metastatic cancer including cancer of unknown or uncertain primary (CUP) diagnoses mesothelioma, a cancer connected to asbestos exposure. as well as … Full News here – Read more […]

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Demolition as celebration is the hallmark of barbarism

Demolition as celebration is the hallmark of barbarism The words "celebration" and "Red Road" will not fit well with the families of the many members of the workforce who built Europe's biggest high-rise and later died from asbestos poisoning through asbestosis or that most pernicious of cancers, mesothelioma. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Health fears over asbestos on site

Health fears over asbestos on site Asbestos is still cited as the single biggest cause of work-related deaths in the UK each year, with some 4,500 deaths attributed to mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, and diffuse pleural thickening, all caused by the material. Coun Ruth Duffy said … Full News here – Read more on Fleetwood […]

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Asbestos-friendly law is a disgrace for Wisconsin

Asbestos-friendly law is a disgrace for Wisconsin “My husband suffered horribly from mesothelioma. He did everything right in life, from serving his country in the Marines to working at the original PPG plant to volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. Why would politicians make it harder for people … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Carrell 'Gator' George Alden

Carrell 'Gator' George Alden … George Alden, born in Laurel, Miss., to Thomas Alden and Blanche LaVigne, as in life, left in his own way and most certainly playfully climbed heaven's gates to meet old friends and family on Saturday, March 29, after a courageous battle with … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Deadline nears for sponsors of Cycling for Meso event

Deadline nears for sponsors of Cycling for Meso event There are many ways to support the event including various sponsorship levels ranging from $ 250 – $ 1,000, donations for a silent auction and cash donations for direct support of Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, often referred to as MARF. Full News here – Read more […]

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Our View: Our own 'King Floyd'

Our View: Our own 'King Floyd' When jurors concluded in 2008 that DuPont De Nemours was not responsible for the death of a former employee from mesothelioma, plaintiffs attorney Glen Morgan moved for a new trial and “King Floyd” obliged. A year later, the Texas State Supreme Court … Full News here – Read more on […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Dockyard workers poisoned by asbestos paid £35m in compensation

EXCLUSIVE: Dockyard workers poisoned by asbestos paid £35m in compensation A lack of proper health and safety precautions meant hundreds of worker inhaled tiny asbestos fibres resulting in a range of lung diseases from pleural plaques to the fatal cancer mesothelioma. A Freedom of Information Act request has now shown that … Full News here […]

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Research Finds Diabetes Risk Factors May Increase Bladder Cancer Severity

Research Finds Diabetes Risk Factors May Increase Bladder Cancer Severity … … news on the causes, diagnoses and treatments of the most common cancers including Bladder, Brain, Breast, Colon, Kidney (Renal), Liver, Lung (NSCLC), Ovarian, Prostate and Rectal Cancers, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Full News here – Read more on PR Web (press release)

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