Asbestos Mesothelioma Alert: Asbestos Removal – Oregon School District Fined

07/13/2010 Jefferson County, Oregon, Mesothelioma News – School District Fine Underscores Dangers- and Difficulties of – Asbestos Removal When Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) slapped a local school district with $33,000 in penalties, it seemed, at first glance, to be a sizable—if not earth-shattering—fine for shoddy renovation work. But the work involved asbestos removal […]

Mesothelioma lawyer news report: EPA Accuses Florida City, Contractor of Violating Asbestos Regulations

Florida (Mesothelioma News) – Residents of Marco Island in southwest Florida are demanding answers after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency advised the city that it had violated six asbestos-related regulations while rebuilding a local roadway in 2006-potentially jeopardizing the health of residents and workers. Asbestos-long linked to deadly medical conditions including lung cancer and mesothelioma, […]

False positives seen in lung cancer screening

A recent study shows screening tests for the cancer can yeild false positives. A recent study shows that false positives are often seen in screening tests for lung cancer. As reported by Reuters, the U.S. government study suggests that imaging tests to screen for lung cancer often show questionable growths that turn out to not […]

Study shows disproportion of blacks affected by lung cancer

A recent report suggests African Americans have a higher likelihood of developing lung cancer than white Americans. A recent report by the American Lung Association (ALA) suggests African Americans have a higher likelihood of developing lung cancer than white Americans. As reported by the American Cancer Society, the ALA report explores several factors that may […]

Early stage lung cancer test to launch this year

Mesothelioma Cancer News provides news and information on mesothelioma lung cancer. U.S. (Mesothelioma Cancer News) – Allegro Diagnostics is reportedly set to launch a new test for early-stage lung cancer this year. As reported by BioArray News, the BronchoGen will reportedly be offered by the molecular diagnostics firm later in the year and the company […]

South Korea Bans Sale of Asbestos Contaminated Products

The country bans the sale of medical products that have been contaminated with asbestos. South Korea has placed a ban on the sale of medical products that have been contaminated with asbestos. As reported by AFP, the Korea Food and Drug Administration has ordered a recall on over 1,100 talcum powder containing goods that are […]

James Whitmore Passes Away

The critically acclaimed actor dies at the age of 87. Wired PR News.com — Actor James Whitmore has died at age 87. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Whitmore, who was diagnosed with lung cancer in November died on Friday. The award winning actor’s career began in 1947. He received a Tony award that […]