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Jan 29 2014

Recent Advances in Mesothelioma Research Target Proteins within the Body

Science Daily reported on two recently published studies which both focus on therapies for mesothelioma that target the protein p53 within the body. P53 is responsible for regulating cell growth and the repair of damaged cells, but becomes inactive ...

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Jan 16 2014

OSHA Issues New Asbestos Fact Sheet

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new Asbestos Fact Sheet at the urging of Linda Reinstein, President, CEO and Co-Founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO). On July 22, 2013 Linda met with Dr. ...

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Jan 9 2014

Recent Study Confirms Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy Following Lung-Sparing Pleurectomy/Decortication Surgery

There has been a long-standing debate over which surgery is more effective for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). For many years, a majority of surgeons believed that a radical procedure called Extrapleural Pneumonectomy (EPP), which ...

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Jan 3 2014

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules That Asbestos Disease Claims Can Be Maintained Against Former Employers

We are pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued a landmark decision in favor of our clients, the heirs and estate of John “Jack” Tooey. From 1964 to 1982, Mr. Tooey worked as an industrial salesman for Ferro ...

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