Mesothelioma (page 1)


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A Brief History of the Asbestos Industry's Great Cover-up

Commercials for mesothelioma often promote one thing: the $30 billion compensation fund for victims of asbestos.

  • caitlinw
  • Mesothelioma
  • Sep 26, 2017
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Did a Father's Hugs Give His Daughter Mesothelioma?

Bedtime stories, playing in the park, and loving hugs from parents — these are some of the most cherished memories of childhood for many adults.

  • caitlinw
  • Mesothelioma
  • Jul 25, 2017
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Did You Know Asbestos Was Never Banned in the US? That Could Change

The use of asbestos, a known carcinogen, has never been banned in the U.S., but that may change soon. The U.S.

  • Staff
  • Mesothelioma
  • Nov 30, 2016
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What is Mesothelioma and How Did I Get it?

For decades, honest and hard working people in a variety of industries came in contact with asbestos on a daily basis. Little did they know that long after the last time they handled asbestos, they would come down with a rare and always fatal form of cancer: mesothelioma.

  • Staff
  • Mesothelioma
  • Nov 8, 2016
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Just Diagnosed with Mesothelioma: 5 Things You Should Do Now

A mesothelioma diagnosis is devastating. Although only 2,000 to 3,000 people are diagnosed with this rare form of cancer each year, mesothelioma is always fatal.

  • Staff
  • Mesothelioma
  • Jun 16, 2016
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5 Widely Accepted Facts About Mesothelioma That Are Actually False

Mesothelioma is a rare and complex form of cancer that is only diagnosed in 2,000 to 3,000 people each year. Unlike with other forms of cancer that are diagnosed in tens of thousands each year, the general public knows less about mesothelioma.

  • Staff
  • Mesothelioma
  • Jun 9, 2016
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Asbestos Exposure at Work: Did It Cause Your Mesothelioma?

Asbestos, a durable mineral that until the mid-1970s was used in a variety of industries, has caused workers to contract the fatal disease mesothelioma long after those workers retire and are away from the material.

  • Staff
  • Mesothelioma
  • Jun 3, 2016