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Those diagnosed with mesothelioma often worry about the treatment options. Your doctor will work with you to determine the best means of treating it, but you can learn about the potential options. Here's a look at the most common forms of treating mesothelioma: surgery and chemo…

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Most people are aware of the common places where asbestos has been found, such as in insulation, drywall, and automotive parts. But asbestos has shown up in some lesser-known and somewhat…

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Many of us associate asbestos with occupations such as construction and pipe-fitting. Over the decades, though, asbestos has been used in varying degrees in many other professions.

Lost-Wax Casting

Lost-wax casting is an ancient molding procedure that has been employed in…

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It’s hard enough when you or a loved one is diagnosed with mesothelioma. It’s even harder when you’re diagnosed with a rare form of the disease. Peritoneal mesothelioma affects about 30% of individuals diagnosed…

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority serves New York City’s seven million residents daily through its massive system of buses and subways. Over the course of the past decade, a total of 2,580 subway cars retired from the MTA have been submerged off the coasts of states such as Delaware and New…

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Stretching from World War II until the late 1970’s, members of the U.S. military, particularly the naval branch, were among those most affected by asbestos exposure. This means that those who were on those ships…

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If you’ve lived with someone who was exposed to asbestos, you may also be at risk for an asbestos-related disease, including mesothelioma. Though some wonder…

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Asbestos still lurks in many places in the United States today, despite the fact that it was largely phased out and banned from the manufacturing of most products in 1989.

Where Asbestos Might Be FOUND…

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Attorneys at Cooney Conway Report: As is the case with many older buildings, prisons may contain some amount of asbestos, often found in walls or flooring. In Kansas, multiple correctional facilities have initiated…