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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyer, Ben Shein, Participated in Swim Across America

  Ben Shein, Philadelphia mesothelioma lawyer, of the Shein Law, continually supports cancer research.  Most recently, Ben participated in the Swim Across America (SAA) swim on Nantucket Island. The focus of the event is to promote cancer awareness and raise funds for cancer research, prevention and treatment. Coast to coast, hundreds of volunteers and Olympians

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyer, Ben Shein, Sponsors Local Run and Walk for Mesothelioma Research

On Sunday, September 20, 2015, the Team Super Steve 5K run/one mile walk will kick off at 1:00 p.m. at Grasslyn Park in Havertown, Pennsylvania. The mission of Team Super Steve is to increase awareness of mesothelioma, raise funds for mesothelioma research towards finding a cure, support families affected by mesothelioma and honor the memory

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Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers Report on Pennsylvania Asbestos Exposure

According to a report from the Environmental Working Group Action Fund, over 14,000 people in Pennsylvania died from asbestos-related diseases in the period from 1999-2013, which is 50 to 100 percent above the national average.  Pennsylvania ranks among the six highest states for asbestos-related deaths in the United States which include Montana, Maine, West Virginia,

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New Jersey Asbestos Lawyers Report on Asbestos Risk for Children

New Jersey mesothelioma lawyers at the Shein Law want to warn consumers of the risk of asbestos exposure in an unlikely place.  A new study commissioned by the Environmental Working Group has identified asbestos in crayons and toy crime scene fingerprint kits.  Asbestos, typically found in insulation in older buildings, can cause deadly respiratory conditions

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New Jersey Mesothelioma Lawyers: Treatments with Varied Side Effects

Mesothelioma patients and their families must manage significant physical, mental, and emotional challenges. While traditional chemotherapy treatments have proved helpful in reducing cancer cells, the treatment process can be grueling, with lasting side effects. New treatment options are often requested by patients who are seeking alternatives to traditional chemotherapy treatments. New Drugs Present New Challenges

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New Jersey Mesothelioma Lawyers: No-Placebo Clinical Trials

Clinical trials involving terminally ill cancer patients are risky, but they are worth the risk if the drug being tested can offer the patient a longer life expectancy.  When the clinical trial includes a placebo pill to compare the effectiveness of the drug being tested, those terminally ill cancer patients face the possibility of receiving

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Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers Discuss Recent OSHA Asbestos Violations

A York, Pennsvylania environmental services company is facing hefty fines for failing to protect its employees from asbestos exposure.  Three workers from First Capital Insulation Inc. were exposed to the carcinogen while removing thermal pipe insulation from an unoccupied home on North Second Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  According to the Occupation Safety and Health Administration

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: Potential New Mesothelioma Treatment

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced on April 15, 2015 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug status to tremelimumab, a new drug with the potential to significantly improve treatment options for mesothelioma patients.  Tremelimumbab is a monoclonal antibody which acts by binding to proteins present on the surface of activated T-lymphocytes

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Philadelphia Medical Device Lawyers: Power Morcellators Probe by FBI

Allegations that Johnson & Johnson waited eight years to remove its power morcellator from the market – despite knowledge of the inherent dangers posed by the device – have prompted the FBI to launch a criminal investigation, according to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal. Although the surgical tool has not yet been

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers Discuss Improved Prognosis for Peritoneal Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma patients may have new hope for improved survival rates, according to a study conducted at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Particularly in patients with peritoneal mesothelioma, there have been considerable improvements in treatment options that have had a positive impact on patients’ long-term prognosis. Peritoneal mesothelioma is one of

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