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Asbestos Products

asbestos was used in a wide array of products and industrial settings. Those who manufactured these products as well as those who worked with them directly are at risk to develop asbestos diseases such as malignant mesothelioma. Federal law requires...
by what is mesothelioma? on Jun 21, 2010

Mesothelioma Rates

Mesothelioma RatesCurrently there is no cure for mesothelioma. However, early detection tests and new medications and therapies have begun to lengthen the life expectancy of today's mesothelioma patients. Nonetheless, the disease remains a very aggre...
by what is mesothelioma? on Jun 21, 2010

Mesothelioma Risk in U.K.

                                                               British people who’ve worked in high-risk jobs like carpentry and plumbing, especially before age 30, are at greatest risk of developing the deadly lung...
by what is mesothelioma? on Apr 5, 2009

How Is Mesothelioma Treated?

Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. However, they may have been been exposed to asbestos dust and fibre in other ways. This could include working with asbestos or by home renovation using as...
by what is mesothelioma? on Apr 5, 2009

HOUSEHOLD EXPOSURE

An individual does not have to work within an industrial environment to receive a high concentration of occupational exposure. The risk of asbestos-related diseases reaches beyond the workplace and into the homes of individual workers exposed to asbe...
by what is mesothelioma? on Apr 1, 2009

OCCUPATIONS AT RISK

The following industrial occupations are those most often associated with high levels of asbestos exposure:     Aerospace and missile production workers     Aircraft manufacturing production workers     Aircraft mechanics     Asbestos tex...
by what is mesothelioma? on Apr 1, 2009

Risk Factors

There are several risk factors that increase the likelihood that a person will develop mesothelioma. The primary risk factor isasbestos exposure. Exposure to this very harmful substance can significantly enhance the chances of contracting the disea...
by what is mesothelioma? on Apr 1, 2009


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