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Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk

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Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Now Urges a Person with Lung Cancer to Call Them About Possible Substantial Compensation If They Had Significant Exposure to Asbestos at Work

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging a person who has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer to call them anytime at 800-714-0...

J&J Alerted to Risk of Asbestos in Talc in '70s, Files Show

Johnson & Johnson trained its employees to reassure anyone concerned about whether the company's talcum powder contained asbestos that the cancer-causing substance "has never been found and it...

Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges a Navy Veteran or Industrial Worker with Lung Cancer to Call Them About Possible Compensation If They Had Workplace Exposure to Asbestos

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is now urging a US Navy Veteran, or an industrial worker in any state who has recently been diagnos...

Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges a Person with Lung Cancer Who Had Exposure to Asbestos at Work or in the US Navy to Call About Possible Significant Compensation

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are appealing to a US Navy Veteran or a person who has been recently diagnosed with any type of lung cancer to...

New Study Warns of Increasing Mesothelioma Risk Over Time, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Instead of declining over time, the risk of contracting deadly pleural mesothelioma continues to rise, even decades after asbestos exposure. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 22, 2017 Scientists in Poland say...

Exposure to Disinfectants Linked to COPD

There is an association between the regular use of cleaning products and the development of COPD, an analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Study II shows. Medscape Medical News

How Dangerous Is Asbestos?

This year the EPA is set to review restrictions on 10 high priority chemicals as part of the Toxic Substance Control Act, including asbestos. So why is asbestos dangerous? Is the US likely to change.....

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Malignant mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure in dental tape.

Although most cases of malignant mesothelioma of the pleura are caused by one or more readily recognized sources of exposure to asbestos, cases of the disease with more occult exposure occur, especial...

Risk factors for malignant mesothelioma in people with no known exposure to asbestos.

Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a rare and generally fatal cancer, usually caused by asbestos, although about 5-10% of cases report no asbestos exposure. This study aimed to identify sources whereby pe...

Dose-time-response association between occupational asbestos exposure and pleural mesothelioma.

Early occupational exposure to asbestos has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of pleural mesothelioma (PM), which suggests that the timing of exposure might play a role in the dose-re...

Epidemiology of Environmental Exposure and Malignant Mesothelioma.

While the association between exposure to asbestos and malignant mesothelioma (MM), particularly malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has been well established, the health impact of environmental expo...

3-(2-deoxy-β-D-erythro-pentafuranosyl)pyrimido1,2-αpurin-10(3H)-one deoxyguanosine adducts of workers exposed to asbestos fibers.

Asbestos is the commercial name for a group of silicate minerals naturally occurring in the environment and widely used in the industry. Asbestos exposure has been associated with pulmonary fibrosis, ...

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