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EPA Settles Lawsuits, Agrees to Broader Asbestos Risk Evaluations

Facing legal pressure from health and advocacy organizations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to broaden its ongoing Risk Evaluation for Asbestos under the Toxic Substances Control...

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Pericardial Mesothelioma Added to Social Security Disabilities List

On August 16, 2021, the Social Security Administration (SSA) added 12 new medical conditions to its Compassionate Allowances (CAL) program. The program identifies serious… The post Pericardial...

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Atezolizumab Plus Chemotherapy Controls Mesothelioma Until Surgery

Doctors use neoadjuvant treatment to control or even shrink tumors before mesothelioma surgery. The fear is the therapy won’t be effective, and the delay in surgery will make an operation too risky....

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Quinacrine for Mesothelioma? Anti-Malaria Drug May Help Patients with This...

Another study on quinacrine for mesothelioma suggests that the once-popular anti-malaria drug might help a subset of patients with a particular gene mutation. Quinacrine is sold under the brand name...

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Asbestos in the Navy: Scholarship Winner Explores Harmful Legacy

DeLon Henderson is majoring in multimedia film and production at Georgia Southern University. He is the second-place winner of the Fall 2021 Asbestos.com scholarship. The United States of America has...

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Asbestos in the Navy: Scholarship Winner Explores Harmful Legacy

DeLon Henderson is majoring in multimedia film and production at Georgia Southern University. He is the second-place winner of the Fall 2021 Asbestos.com scholarship. The United States of America has...

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Empyema After Mesothelioma Surgery: Avoiding a Serious Complication

A new study of a rare condition called empyema after mesothelioma surgery shows it can dramatically lengthen hospital stay and shorten survival.  Empyema refers to pockets of pus in the pleural space...

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Misdiagnosis of Mesothelioma More Common with Cytology Alone

A new set of case reports illustrates how easily misdiagnosis of mesothelioma can happen when the diagnosis is based on cytology alone.  Cytology tests look at the cells in body fluids. For peritoneal...

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New Opdivo/Yervoy Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Begins Soon

A novel clinical trial involving the immunotherapy combination of Opdivo and Yervoy will open soon in Chicago. The goal is to study the drugs’ efficacy when added to surgery for patients with...

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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Recurrent Mesothelioma: Early Adoption Gave...

A new report shows that doctors started using immune checkpoint inhibitors for recurrent mesothelioma at least two years before the practice was officially sanctioned. This early adoption gave ICIs...

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Mesothelioma Risk Factors

In the same number as 75-85% of mesothelioma cases, there is a history of display to asbestos. The material was utilized widely as a part of various commercial enterprises from the early 1900′s through...

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The Corrupt Women of Asbestos Trusts – D.O.J and the State of Texas (finally)...

Opinion – August 2019 The Corrupt Women of Asbestos Trusts 2019 – Led by Molly Spieczny, Marla Eskin and Bethany Recht – 3 Dishonest Lawyers Queen of Asbestos Liability Concealment Continue reading

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Asbestos Home Testing- Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Asbestos residence testing is a touch of investigation the proximity of asbestos in homes in mass and business materials in peculiar. Asbestos is a asphaltic fabric nonabsorptive to passion, chemicals,...

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Unresolved Grief a Possible Health Problem for Mesothelioma Caregivers

If you are the primary caregiver for a loved one with mesothelioma, then on top of everything else – or more likely, underneath everything else – you’ve got grief and grieving to deal with. Nobody who...

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Pericardial Mesothelioma FAQs

Pericardial mesothelioma is a disease which consists of deadly, cancerous tumors formed due to asbestos exposure. Like other forms of mesothelioma cancer, such as peritoneal and pleural mesothelioma,...

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Massachusetts Attorney General Sues Companies For Illegal Asbestos Practices

Massachusetts Attorney General (AG) Maura Healey is suing GTA Co., Inc. (GTA) and other companies for illegal asbestos practices. The company ignored asbestos handling… The post Massachusetts Attorney...

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A Study of Pembrolizumab and Cryoablation in People With Mesothelioma

Condition:   Unresectable MesotheliomaInterventions:   Drug: Pembrolizumab;   Procedure: Image-guided cryoablationSponsor:   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterRecruiting

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Corruption in Washington, DC!! Ankura Consulting’s Gary Wingo Engages in...

Opinion Corruption in Washington, DC!! Ankura Consulting’s Gary Wingo!! Ankura Consulting’s Gary Wingo Engages in Insider Dealing/Fraud (Asbestos Trusts) – Misappropriate Billions from Asbestos Victims...

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COVID-19 Linked to High Hospitalization and Mortality in Unvaccinated...

A recent study investigated the effects of COVID-19 in mesothelioma patients. The study found high rates of hospitalization and mortality in pleural mesothelioma patients.… The post COVID-19 Linked to...

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HITHOC for Pleural Mesothelioma: “Safe, Feasible and Effective”

A newly published study says a localized form of chemotherapy called HITHOC for pleural mesothelioma is “safe, feasible, and effective.” Researchers from Italy’s University of Pisa conducted the study....

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