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Immunotherapy is a growing area of research in the treatment of all types of cancer. But for mesothelioma, which is among the most difficult cancers to manage, treat, or cure, these new therapies that harness the immune system are especially promising. They are offering new hope to patients diagnosed with this deadly, asbestos-related cancer. The […]

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Giant corporation Johnson & Johnson is currently facings thousands of asbestos lawsuits, and for good reason: the company apparently knew its baby powder contained the lethal mineral asbestos for decades and did nothing about it, according to Reuters. An investigative report released on Friday claimed Johnson & Johnson never informed the Food and Drug Administration […]

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A Massachusetts resident, concerned for his health after breathing in clouds of dust following a demolition project in his neighborhood, was one of many people who complained after a demolition company did a “shoddy” job at containing and removing asbestos. The Lowell Sun reports that resident David Norton became concerned after a demolition company tore down […]

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The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is calling for asbestos trust funds handlers to provide more accountability and transparency after reportedly learning of alleged fraud and mismanagement inside asbestos trusts. What is an Asbestos Trust Fund? Asbestos trust funds are a way for victims to asbestos-related diseases to receive compensation without the hassle of […]

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A  comprehensive study regarding asbestos and schools has found that around one-third of the schools in the United States contains asbestos. The Los Angeles Times reports that the study came from the staff of senator Edward J Markey of Massachusetts. Marquis, of the Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight, investigation into the schools […]

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More families were victorious earlier this month when 22 women and their loved ones won a mesothelioma lawsuit against giant company Johnson & Johnson after it failed to warn its customers that its talc products could cause life-threatening illnesses, such as malignant mesothelioma. According to the Associated Press (AP), a jury at the St. Louis Circuit […]

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Last Tuesday, a Los Angeles jury found Johnson & Johnson and several other companies liable of causing an Oregon woman’s development of mesothelioma. The company was hit with a $25.75 million verdict after the jury found the business negligent about warning warn consumers about possible health risks from its powder. WJLA reports that Gary Anderson and Joanne Anderson filed an asbestos lawsuit lawsuit […]

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Did you know that having cancer, including mesothelioma or any other asbestos-related cancer, can have a negative impact on your emotional health as well as your physical health? Although studies confirmed some people do experience emotional turmoil, there are number of options to help reduce the symptoms. A recent study by the American Journal of […]

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The United States Geology Survey (USGS) scientists found a way to test vermiculite insulation with a handy hand-held gadget that has proven to be invaluable when searching for dangerous asbestos in buildings and homes’ attics. USGS reports that the new tool, a hand-held spectrometer, will save time and resources for asbestos building inspectors who must send samples […]

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A man hailed a hero after he turned a ferry boat around to save people and bring in resources in NYC on September 11, 2001, has died from cancer, reportedly due to toxic exposure from Ground Zero. New York ferry captain Tom Phelan, one of the numerous heroes that helped save lives in NYC in […]

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