cancer awareness Articles
Signs Of Mesothelioma Lung Cancer
Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 by aminhepa
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Exposure to Asbestos can be an occupational or environmental hazard. People who live in central Turkey are environmentally exposed to the naturally occurring asbestos in that area with some families having a genetic predisposition to the erionite in asbestos which causes Mesothel... Read more
Alternative Mesothelioma Treatment Options
Friday, May 21st, 2010 by aminhepa
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There are many options for treatment upon receiving a mesothelioma diagnosis. Traditional treatments, such as chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation, may be the very first options that a physician will recommend. These, however, are not the only options, and many individuals sufferi... Read more
Asbestos Products
Friday, May 21st, 2010 by aminhepa
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asbestos was used in a wide array of products and industrial settings. Those who manufactured these products as well as those who worked with them directly are at risk to develop asbestos diseases such as malignant mesothelioma. Federal law requires that newly-manufactured produc... Read more
Mesothelioma Rates
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 by aminhepa
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Mesothelioma RatesCurrently there is no cure for mesothelioma. However, early detection tests and new medications and therapies have begun to lengthen the life expectancy of today's mesothelioma patients. Nonetheless, the disease remains a very aggressive form of cancer and survi... Read more
'Duty to manage' asbestos is law
Saturday, April 18th, 2009 by aminhepa
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The new duty to manage asbestos in workplace buildings became law on 21st May 2004. Among other things, it requires anyone with responsibility for maintenance or repair of workplace buildings to find out if there is asbestos in the premises, its amount and what condition it is in... Read more
MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR MESOTHELIOMA
Thursday, April 9th, 2009 by aminhepa
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MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR MESOTHELIOMAMalignant mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer which occurs in the lining of the lung the pleura or in the abdomen the peritoneum. In very rare cases, mesothelioma can occur in other areas of the body as well. Although science is not certain as... Read more
How Is Mesothelioma Treated?
Sunday, April 5th, 2009 by aminhepa
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Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. However, they may have been been exposed to asbestos dust and fibre in other ways. This could include working with asbestos or by home renovation using asbestos cement products or even... Read more
Mesothelioma Risk in U.K.
Sunday, April 5th, 2009 by aminhepa
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British people whove worked in high-risk jobs like carpentry and plumbing, especially before age 30, are at greatest risk of developing the deadly lung cancer, mesothelioma, according to a recent study in the British Journal of Cancer.Mesothelioma is caused by asbestos exposure. ... Read more
Asbestos on Father's Clothing is a Take Home Hazard
Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 by aminhepa
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Environmental and epidemiology experts have confirmed a risk related to take home hazards. These hazards are related to poisonous materials that contaminate the clothing, food or vehicle of the worker. The worker then inadvertently brings these poisons home to the family members.... Read more
Long-Term Mesothelioma Patient and Caregiver Couple Honored as 'Volunteer of the Year'
Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 by aminhepa
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 30 PRNewswire-USNewswire -- One of the longest-term survivors of the vicious asbestos-related cancer,mesothelioma, and his wife were honored today by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation with the Foundation's annual Volunteer of the Year Award... Read more
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