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Mesothelioma Cancer

A Possible New Early Mesothelioma Detection Method

2017-01-17 02:13

Scientists may have found a key molecule that can help doctors detect mesothelioma cancer in asbestos-exposed people before it advances into later stages.

Mesothelioma is the cancer of the mesothelium, which is a membrane lining of simple squamous epithelium cells.

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Top 10 Asbestos Myths

2009-06-18 23:32

Asbestos exposure is one of the leading causes of Mesothelioma cancer. However, the public has many misconceptions and lack of information about the Mesothelioma cancer and asbestos. A group of asbestos lawyers have released the following ten myths about asbestos trying to fill the gap.

10. The EPA banned asbestos.
FALSE. The EPA tried, but the 5th Circ. disagreed, and the first Bush administration did not appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

9. If workers would have worn masks, they would have been protected.
FALSE. At best, masks were faulty and ineffective.


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Asbestos-Related Public Health Emergency Declared by EPA in Montana

2009-06-18 12:53

Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared it’s first public health emergency. Using the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the EPA declared that the asbestos-related conditions in Libby and Troy, Montana were a serious threat to the public health of the area.


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Mesothelioma Cancer Patient Defies Doctor's Odd, Wins Big

2009-06-04 10:59

Mesothelioma cancer patient Jon Matthews, who's story you can learn at, defied doctor's odds that he will live longer than his doctor predicted. Matthews bet on his Mesothelioma $145 that he would live longer than doctor’s predicted.


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