Mesothelioma Cancer News: British Runner Races to Raise Money For a Cure

December 30, 2010


British runner Steve Lee, diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2007 has dedicated the rest of his life to raising money for research

West Virginia abandoned city property to undergo asbestos removal

March 29, 2010


Moundsville, West Virginia (WiredPRNews.com)– An abandoned property in Moundsville, West Virginia will soon undergo some much needed improvement work after having sat vacant for more than two decades. “It hurt our economy when we lost the Fostoria. It had 700 to 800 employees at any one time. So that was a major dent in our […]

Honeywell demolished Cleveland Bendix Brake plant for asbestos contamination

March 28, 2010


Cleveland, Ohio (Mesothelioma) — Honeywell International demolished a former Bendix Brake plant in Cleveland, Ohio at the end of January, as it has been shown that the brake pad manufacturing plant has a large amount of asbestos present at the site. The existing Bendix Brake buildings will be completely demolished by the end of spring, […]

Chicago to host 2010 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Conference focusing on global mission

March 22, 2010


Chicago, Illinois (WiredPRNews.com) — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently announced that their 2010 conference would be held April 9-11 in Chicago, Illinois. Sponsored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Institute and the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat, the annual conference subject matter will concentrate primarily on the organization’s global mission: Action to Prevent, Detect and […]

Ex Paper Mill Worker Wins $10.2M in Mesothelioma Lawsuit Judgment

March 17, 2010


Charleston, South Carolina (MesotheliomaCancerNews.com) — A former worker at a paper mill has won a hefty judgment award from a lawsuit filed against companies Scapa Dryer Fabrics, Inc. and AstenJohnson. Henry and wife, Geraldine Barabin won $10.2 million for matters related to asbestos exposure and the subsequent development of mesothelioma cancer, one of the most […]

Health officials in Quebec condemn asbestos use

December 7, 2009


Mesothelioma Cancer News – Public health officials in the Canadian province have denounced the use of the potentially hazardous material. Saskatchewan (Mesothelioma Cancer News) – Quebec public health officials recently spoke out against the use of the potentially dangerous mineral asbestos. As reported by the CBC, officials with the Canadian Association of Physicians for the […]

Washington mesothelioma cancer news: Asbestos From Landslide Flows Into River

July 21, 2009


Asbestos is reportedly flowing into the Sumas River. Mesothelioma Cancer News (Washington) – Asbestos from a Sumas Mountain landslide is reportedly flowing into the Sumas River. As reported by KING5.com, the naturally occurring asbestos has been carried downstream along riverbanks, which has contributed to higher concentrations of asbestos being present in samples taken from the […]

Asbestos Victims Concerned Over Compensation

May 23, 2009


Asbestos victims in Australia are reportedly concerned over payments from fund. Mesothelioma Cancer News (Australia) – The Asbestos Victims Association in South Australia has expressed concerns over payment intentions of James Hardie Industries. As reported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Association has stated that plans of the industrial building materials company to make […]

Asbestos Victims Fund May Have Trouble Paying Claims

April 28, 2009


James Hardie Industries NV fund for asbestos victims may not be able to pay future claims. Mesothelioma Cancer News —  The asbestos victims fund of the largest home siding seller in the United States may be negatively impacted by recession spawned financial issues. As reported by Bloomberg, the James Hardie Industries NV fund, which compensates […]

CyberKnife Center of Palm Beach in the Cancer news

December 16, 2008


Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (WiredPRNews.com) — CyberKnife Center of Palm Beach, http://www.cyberknifepalmbeach.com, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the landmark study comparing traditional surgery and CyberKnife® radiosurgery treatment outcomes in early stage operable and resectable lung cancer. The randomized, prospective clinical study, led by University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer […]

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