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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Attorneys Discuss New Study: Mesothelioma Survival Predicted by Cell Nuclei

Philadelphia Mesothelioma Attorneys Discuss New Study: Mesothelioma Survival Predicted by Cell Nuclei

Philadelphia Mesothelioma Attorneys Discuss New Study: Mesothelioma Survival Predicted by Cell Nuclei

October 17, 2011 – A new joint study conducted at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in the U.S. and Kagawa University in Japan suggests that examining the nuclei of mesothelioma cells may more effectively predict how long a mesothelioma patient will survive than determining the cancer’s “stage”, a measure of the cancer’s extent and severity.  Studying […]

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Benjamin Shein, Esq. to Receive Mesothelioma Advocacy Award

Benjamin Shein, Esq. to Receive Mesothelioma Advocacy Award

October 13, 2011 – On Friday, October 14, 2011, Penn Medicine will hold its 3rd Focus on Mesothelioma Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  At the conference, Philadelphia Mesothelioma attorney Benjamin Shein of the Shein Law will receive the Mesothelioma Advocacy Award for his commitment to the protection of the rights of Mesothelioma […]

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Scientific Study Concludes Worldwide Ban of Asbestos is Needed

Scientific Study Concludes Worldwide Ban of Asbestos is Needed

October 10, 2011 – A recent University of Wisconsin study has concluded that chrysotile asbestos is causally linked to mesothelioma, a finding that necessitates a world-wide ban of asbestos in order to stop mesothelioma.  Chrysotile is the primary and most frequently used form of serpentine asbestos.  Many countries have already banned the use of asbestos […]

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Prison Sentence for Selling False Asbestos Abatement Certificates

Prison Sentence for Selling False Asbestos Abatement Certificates

October 3, 2011 – The former owner of the U.S.’s largest asbestos abatement training school was sent to prison recently.  Albania Deleon was charged with providing false asbestos abatement licenses for untrained workers who used their licenses to perform asbestos removal without following proper procedures.  She allegedly sold training certificates to illegal aliens, who had […]

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Incidences of Asbestos in Women on the Rise — Result of Home Renovation Projects

Incidences of Asbestos in Women on the Rise — Result of Home Renovation Projects

September 14, 2011 – Researchers have recently found that the leading cause of asbestos-related malignant mesothelioma in women is likely from do-it-yourself home renovations.  Generally, more men are diagnosed with mesothelioma than women because the majority of asbestos exposure occurs in male dominated work environments.  However, the number of mesothelioma incidences in women has increased […]

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ADAO to Livestream Breathtaking: A Personal Investigation into the Continued Use of Asbestos

ADAO to Livestream Breathtaking: A Personal Investigation into the Continued Use of Asbestos

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has announced that it will be livestreaming the documentary Breathtaking on September 26, 2011. Directed by Ontario filmmaker Kathleen Mullen, the film investigates the continued worldwide use of asbestos although it was discovered to be carcinogenic decades ago.  Detailing her father’s tragic death from mesothelioma due to exposure to […]

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Risk of Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in NJ, PA, NY, and DE

Risk of Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in NJ, PA, NY, and DE

August 24, 2011 – According to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, a nonprofit collaboration of patients and families, physicians, advocates, and researchers, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and other nearby states are ranked among the highest in the U.S. for individuals being at risk for asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. For example, four of the 28 sites of […]

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