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Son of a Mesothelioma Victim Shows Veterans with Mesothelioma How to Get the Right Answers, Right Away
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Los Angeles Veterans' Administration Medical Center (West LA VAMC) has taken an important first step to help victims suffering with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), by establishing a Comprehensive Mesothelioma Center at the West LA...
 
Cancer caused by asbestos exposure due to multiple cell mutations, study finds
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Asbestos is a mineral formerly used in building construction, and exposure to its fibers has been linked to a rare form of cancer called malignant mesothelioma.
 
Mesothelioma Victims Center Calls Attention To A News Article For Construction Workers On Malignant Mesothelioma And ...
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The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to a recent news article about a construction worker diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma as a reminder that this rare form of cancer typically takes decades to develop after exposure to asbestos. For more information about mesothelioma compensation and instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, all diagnosed victims ...
 
West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers New Services In West Virginia Focused On A Victim Getting Better ...
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The West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering an expanded service for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in West Virginia or their family members that is designed to make certain the victim receives the best mesothelioma compensation and treatment options, with the idea that they will bring the best resources to the victim by importing in the services. For more information, a ...
 
Surviving Mesothelioma Warns of Potential Mesothelioma Risk from Cement Water Pipes
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Mesothelioma education website cites statistics on thousands of older water pipes in the U.S. that may still contain mesothelioma-causing asbestos. (PRWeb December 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12405618.htm
 
2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Will Take Place at the National Institutes of Health Campus
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The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will hold its 12th annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma from March 2nd through March 4th of 2015 in Bethesda, Maryland, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health and at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda. (PRWeb November 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12347581.htm
 
Mesothelioma Compensation Center Shares Article About Former UK Work Environment, Encourages Recently Diagnosed Auto ...
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing an article from the UK that shares insight on a gentleman who recalls daily work life, saying, "We had no masks, overalls or protective clothing and I would brush the dust off my clothes throughout the day." The group wants to educate auto mechanics and construction workers who had similar work ...
 
New Study Reveals Genetic Mutations That May Trigger Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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Scientists at some of the country’s top research facilities have identified four genes where mutations are most likely to occur in people with malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWeb December 15, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12393440.htm
 
Italian Scientists Find Higher Mesothelioma Rates Among Residents than Workers at an Asbestos Cement Plant, According ...
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A new study suggests that asbestos from a cement plant can be just as dangerous for neighbors as for workers – especially if the neighbors are women. (PRWeb December 05, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12372966.htm
 
Cancer from asbestos caused by more than one cell mutation
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( BioMed Central ) It has been a long held belief that tumors arising from exposure to asbestos are caused by mutations in one cell, which then produces multiple clones. This hypothesis is challenged by new research published in the open-access Journal of Translational Medicine, which suggests it is caused by mutations in multiple cells.