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What Is Mesothelioma and What Causes It?

Mesothelioma is a vicious form of cancer that has no cure. Unlike some other cancers that are isolated to one part of the body, mesothelioma attacks the tissue layer that covers numerous internal organs. Though typically associated with the lungs, this disease can also affect the heart, abdomen and testicles. Most victims of pleural (lung) Read More

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Types of Mesothelioma Cancer and Their Warning Signs

Malignant mesothelioma is a cancer that results from asbestos exposure. The disease begins in the layer of specialized cells, known as the mesothelium, that lines certain parts of the body, such as the chest and abdomen. In these areas, abnormal cells grow out of control, invading and destroying normal cell tissue. The job of the Read More

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Workers Deliberately Exposed to Asbestos

A judge sentenced Philadelphia building owner Gene Cornell Smith to 42 months in prison for deliberately exposing day laborers to asbestos. Smith put out a bid for removal of asbestos from a warehouse he owned. However, he ended up contracting the job out to an associate, who hired unqualified day laborers to remove the asbestos Read More

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What is Asbestos and What is the Danger?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, existing in different forms, some of which are more hazardous for people’s health than others. Because of its insulation and fire-resistant properties, industries used asbestos in many different products before the risk to people’s health became publicly well-known. When asbestos breaks down, people can breathe the fibers which lodge Read More

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What are Some Facts About Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a relatively rare form of cancer that develops in body linings, called the mesothelium, which is where mesothelioma derives its name. Asbestos is the main known cause of mesothelioma. Because of established facts that the asbestos industry knowingly put people at risk for asbestos exposure, numerous people with mesothelioma have been able to Read More

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What is the Latency Period with Mesothelioma?

Some diseases do not develop immediately after exposure to a toxic substance. This is the case with mesothelioma, which has a latency period of development after asbestos exposure. Consequently, people do not always recognize when asbestos exposure occurred and relate it to mesothelioma. West Virginia mesothelioma lawyers can help clients discover sources of exposure and Read More

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