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2016 Bud Cuthbert Golf Classic

The Benjamin Shein Family Foundation is proud to have sponsored the fifth annual Bud Cuthbert Golf Classic, an event to honor the life of Bud Cuthbert. The day included lunch and golf, followed by dinner with cocktails. The proceeds of the event went to the Bud Cuthbert Research and Patient Care Fund at the Abramson

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Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers: University of Pennsylvania Grant for Cancer Research

Sean Parker, billionaire technology whiz and creator of the Parker Foundation, recently announced that he would be donating $250 million in grant money to six leading research centers – including the University of Pennsylvania – in an effort to accelerate the development of revolutionary cancer treatments. The Parker Foundation for Cancer Immunotherapy prioritizes the sharing

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Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers Discuss Costly Cancer Drug

An Australian man is struggling to pay for the treatments that could save his life. In addition to battling mesothelioma, a rare and deadly cancer, the 59 year-old is now battling with the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to get coverage for Keytruda, a drug that could help extend his life expectancy. Currently, the drug is not

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The Benjamin Shein Family Foundation and Shein Law Proudly Support Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Benjamin Shein Family Foundation and Shein Law are proud to partner with Fox Chase Cancer Center and the fight against cancer as Silver Sponsors of the third annual In Vino Vita benefit and wine auction. The $1 million dollars raised at the event on April 9, 2016 will be used to create a state-of-the-art

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New Jersey Mesothelioma Lawyers: Promising Treatment for Veterans

A thoracic surgeon in Boston is providing new treatment options for veterans suffering from mesothelioma. Dr. Abraham Lebenthal recently performed the first intraoperative heated chemotherapy procedure at the Boston VA for a patient with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer, has few treatment options, so it is promising to see

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Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers: Global Asbestos Awareness Week Ends Today

Asbestos has been an issue for workers all over the world, beginning in the early 19th century. Exposure to asbestos causes a slew of health issues, with mesothelioma as the most commonly known disease. Unknown to many, there is still no official ban for asbestos use, leaving the lethal substance legal in the USA and

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Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers : Characteristics of Long-Term Mesothelioma Survivors

A mesothelioma diagnosis comes with a lot of uncertainty.  Mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure, is difficult to treat and life expectancy is often short.  For pleural mesothelioma patients who are candidates for surgery, the prognosis is often unclear, but that could be changing soon.  An Italian research team

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers Selected as 2016 Super Lawyers

      Our team of Philadelphia mesothelioma lawyers at Shein Law proudly announces the recognition of Benjamin Shein and Bethann Schaffzin Kagan as 2016 Super Lawyers. This marks Shein’s twelfth consecutive year as a Super Lawyer, and Kagan’s fifth. Both lawyers are being recognized for their dedication, knowledge and experience in products liability law

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers Report on Other Asbestos-Related Cancer Risks

When asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested, they can cause numerous respiratory conditions including mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer affecting the lining of the lungs and chest cavity, as well as lung cancer. A recent study in France, however, reveals that there may be a connection between asbestos exposure and other types

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: Kentucky School Teacher Files Suit against School District over Asbestos Exposure

A former Kentucky teacher is suing his school district after being diagnosed with mesothelioma. The 64-year-old man taught history at Letcher High School from 1976 to 2003 and frequently ate lunch in the older building’s break room. The building, which now houses Letcher Elementary School, is known to contain asbestos. The plaintiff has named several

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