Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sugarbaker Says Lymph Nodes Impact Mesothelioma Survival

Prominent Doctor’s New Study Says Lymph Nodes May Impact Mesothelioma Surgery Survival, According to Surviving Mesothelioma A top mesothelioma surgeon has released a study that underscores the role that lymph nodes play in survival after radical mesothelioma surgery. Raleigh, NC … Continue reading

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Deaths Up from Rare Mesothelioma Cancer

New Report Shows Deaths from Rare Cancers like Mesothelioma Up in UK, According to Surviving Mesothelioma Deaths from mesothelioma and other rare cancers now account for more than half of the cancer deaths in the UK, even though they make … Continue reading

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Asbestos Removal Certification Announced

Wilcote Announces Asbestos Removal Certification Wilcote has announced that it is now fully certified through the Department of Labour to remove, repair or restore asbestos. Umhlali, South Africa – July 04 — Wilcote is a South African Family Brand that … Continue reading

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Families Receive $90M Verdict Against Foreign Asbestos

Manville, NJ Families Receive $90.5 M Verdict Against Foreign Asbestos Giant Eleven families from Manville, New Jersey represented by the national asbestos litigation firm Levy Konigsberg LLP took another step in their quest for justice against the company that supplied … Continue reading

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Construction Supervisor Given Six Months for Asbestos

Douglas Greiner, a construction supervisor from Boise, Idaho, was given six months of home confinement for his role in failing to supervise asbestos removal at a construction site. According to sources, Greiner was responsible for the removal of asbestos from … Continue reading

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MARF Management and Fundraising Spending Slashed

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation Increases Program Expenditures to 86% of Budget The audit of the 2013 financials revealed that the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) increased its program expenditures to 86% of its budget, which is over 11 points … Continue reading

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Mesothelioma Cancer Genetic Link Discovered

NIH-funded researchers discover genetic link to mesothelioma – Identified gene mutation may underlie other cancer types Scientists have found that individuals who carry a mutation in a gene called BAP1 are susceptible to developing two forms of cancer  mesothelioma, and … Continue reading

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Nurse Develops Malignant Mesothelioma

An ex-nurse who is suffering from a deadly asbestos-linked disease is requesting anybody who had worked together with her to come forward with details regarding the hospitals where she worked between 1960s and 1970s. Kalliopi Copley, a Wickersley (Rotherham) resident, … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana and Mesothelioma Hope

Medical Marijuana Approaches Legalization in Chicago A&A Packaging comments on the developing medical marijuana market in Chicago and how businesses are adjusting to new protocols. Chicago, IL – August 29 – According to the Chicago Tribune, with Illinois State poised … Continue reading

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day Finds Support

Acclaimed Author Lionel Shriver Supports Mesothelioma Awareness Day The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation released today a video of the acclaimed author, Lionel Shriver, showing her support to end mesothelioma, by urging viewers to observe September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. … Continue reading

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