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Sep 26 2018

Global Asbestos Disaster Study

A new study compiles and provides the latest evidence of the magnitude of asbestos-related diseases in order to present the best data for prevention and regulation. The study finds that asbestos-related deaths are indeed increasing worldwide while ...

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Sep 26 2018

Join Us for the 8th International Symposium on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Saturday, September 29th at the UCLA Luskin Center

Worthington & Caron, PC is proud to be lead sponsor of the The 8th International Mesothelioma Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, where International Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the ...

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Sep 10 2018

Registration for PMC's 7th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Meso is Open!

Worthington & Caron is pleased to announce that it will again serve as lead sponsor for the 7th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Mesothelioma on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the iconic old Hollywood saloon town of Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The event ...

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Jul 18 2018

Russian Asbestos Industry Earns Trump's "Seal of Approval"

Over the years President Donald Trump has made no secret that he is pro-asbestos and rejects the undeniable scientific proof that asbestos poses a significant threat public health. He has expressed his disregard for the hazards of asbestos in his ...

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Jan 22 2018

The Pacific Mesothelioma Center Receives Funding For a FACS Machine for Its Mesothelioma Research

The Pacific Mesothelioma Center (PMC), a division of the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (PHLBI), is pleased to announce a generous donation from Roger G. Worthington, of the law office Worthington & Caron P.C. to purchase a ...

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Sep 26 2017

Worthington & Caron, PC to Sponsor 7th International Mesothelioma Symposium

Worthington & Caron, PC is proud to be lead sponsor of the The 7th International Mesothelioma Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma where international experts will meet to discuss the latest treatment options for ...

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Sep 18 2017

Registration for PMC's 6th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Meso is Open!

Worthington & Caron is pleased to announce that it will again serve as lead sponsor for the 6th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Mesothelioma on Sunday, October 22 nd, 2017 at the iconic old Hollywood saloon town of Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The ...

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Sep 15 2017

The Pacific Meso Center Receives $100,000 Towards the Anonymous $1 Million Challenge Pledge to Help Fight Mesothelioma

LOS ANGELES, CA, U.S., August 30, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / -- The Pacific Mesothelioma Center (PMC), a division of the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (PHLBI), is pleased to announce a generous $100,000 gift from Roger G. Worthington, of ...

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Aug 29 2017

Asbestos Found in Young Girls' Makeup Sold Nationwide

Reporters at WTVD, an ABC-affiliated station in Durham, N.C., had several samples of makeup products marketed and sold to children and young teens tested for harmful ingredients not listed on product labeling. Sean Fitzgerald, the Director of ...

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Aug 21 2017

The ABCs of Asbestos in Schools

The Huffington Post recently published an article authored by Linda Reinstein, President of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Association addressing steps to protecting your kids from asbestos in schools. The article cites little-known but harrowing ...

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Jul 10 2017

Recent Study Assessing Asbestos Fiber Burden in Human Lungs Provides New Insights into the Chrysotile Debate

A new German study published in the European Respiratory Journal sought to determine if the fiber burden in the lungs of persons exposed to asbestos decreased over time. Researchers found that the passage of time from a person’s last exposure ...

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Jun 15 2017

Pacific Meso Center's 5th Annual "Greatest Escape" Motorcycle Ride Raises Funds and Awareness for Mesothelioma Research

LOS ANGELES, CA, U.S., June 14, 2017 / The Pacific Mesothelioma Center (PMC) at the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (PHLBI) held its 5 th annual “Greatest Escape” Motorcycle Ride on Sunday, June 4. The ride, inspired by The ...

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Jun 8 2017

"I Lost My Lung to Asbestos. I Fear What Trump Will do to America's Health"

At the ripe age of 36, Heather Von St. James was diagnosed with mesothelioma and told she had about 15 months to live. This is a terrifying prognosis for anyone, let alone the mother of a three-month-old baby. Fortunately, Heather beat the odds and ...

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May 25 2017

There's Still Time to Register for the Fifth Annual Greatest Escape Motorcycle Ride!

Grab your bike and join us for the 5 th Annual “Greatest Escape” Motorcycle Ride on June 4 th 2017. Worthington & Caron is proud to serve as lead sponsor for this amazing event, inspired by “The Great Escape” movie and its ...

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May 4 2017

Celebration of Courage, Determination, and Grit at the 11th Annual Dana Point Grand Prix

On Sunday April 30, 2017, amateur and professional bike racers from the US and beyond gathered in Dana Point, California for the 11 th Annual Dana Point Grand Prix. Worthington & Caron founder, Roger Worthington, has been a driving force behind ...

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Feb 7 2017

A Multicenter Study of the EZH2 Inhibitor Tazemetostat in Adult Subjects With Relapsed or Refractory Malignant Mesothelioma With BAP1 Loss of Function

Tazemetostat is an investigational drug that kills cancer cells by stopping a gene called EZH2 from working. EZH2 affects how two other genes, INI1 and SMARCA4 work in cells. In early clinical development, tazemetostat has demonstrated clinical ...

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Dec 16 2016

Study Shows That New Treatment Method May Dramatically Increase the Lifespan of Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

A study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Maryland Medical System, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania and the Hospital of the University of ...

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Nov 1 2016

69 Year-Old Carpenter and Contractor Has "Lived a Good Life"

In the summer of 2015, Roy first began experiencing pain on his right side. He of course ignored the pain because if you knew Roy, you would understand what a tough hombre is he! Roy has been working construction since he was 12 years old. He was ...

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Oct 31 2016

Jury Awards $18M to Retired City Government Official Who Contracted Mesothelioma from Asbestos-Contaminated Talcum Powder

The Worthington Caron Law Firm is pleased to report that on October 19, 2016, a Los Angeles jury awarded $18,070,000 to our clients in a case entitled Depoian v. American International Industries, Inc. et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number ...

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Oct 31 2016

Jury Awards $7M to Retired Banker Exposed to Asbestos Renovating Homes

The Worthington Caron Law Firm is pleased to report that on October 24, 2016 a Los Angeles jury awarded $7,042,300 to our clients in Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BC604809. The plaintiff was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, a cancer ...

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