Mesothelioma Precursors

While it’s true that not everyone who is exposed to asbestos gets sick, what’s also true is that not everyone who is sickened by asbestos exposure gets mesothelioma…at least not immediately. But many asbestos related health issues are mesothelioma precursors. The results of years of asbestos exposure manifest in a variety of different ways. For … Read more

Interferon Alpha – Mesothelioma Maintenance Treatment

Mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelium, the thin tissue that covers the lungs, heart, and other internal organs. Nearly all cases of this fatal disease are caused by exposure to asbestos. Often, the cancer takes decades to appear and, when it does, it has already reached Stage 3 or 4, making it especially difficult … Read more

Asbestos and First Responders

No one who was alive at the time will ever forget the tragedies that occurred on September 11, 2001. It was a day that showed the true face of terrorism and one that affected not only the people of the United States but also others around the world. There were obvious casualties that day. Nearly … Read more

On-the-Job Asbestos Exposure a Real Concern for Insulators

Insulator Noun 1. Electricity a) A material of such low conductivity that the flow of current through it is negligible. b) Insulating material, often glass or porcelain, in a unit form designed so as to support a charged conductor and electrically isolate it. A person or thing that insulates. The definition of an insulator is … Read more

Asbestos Health Risks a Genuine Concern for Painters

We’ve all done some painting in our lifetimes. Maybe it was that first apartment of yours – the one with the lime green walls. Or perhaps you’ve tackled larger projects, like the exterior of your home. Some DIYers love to paint, others hate it. Still, there are many individuals that make their living as painters, … Read more

Asbestosis Nothing to Cough About

In the world of asbestos exposure, there are those that emerge unscathed, there are others who wind up with mesothelioma cancer, and then there are some who walk away with a lung disease known as asbestosis. The latter, while not a form of cancer, can be just as debilitating as mesothelioma though it carries a … Read more

Asbestos Trust – What You Need To Know

If you’re currently involved in asbestos-related litigation or if you’ve been doing some investigation into the possibilities of filing an asbestos-related lawsuit, you’ve probably come across some information about asbestos trusts. Perhaps you’re a little confused as to what these trusts are and who might benefit from them. Below we’ve offered a bit of introductory … Read more

Despite Progress, Prognosis Still Grim for Mesothelioma Victims

Mesothelioma victims – Ask any oncologist to list the most-difficult-to-treat cancers and there’s no doubt that mesothelioma will be on the top of most – if not all – of their lists. It’s a frustrating disease that has doctors wringing their hands and wishing they could do more. So, what makes mesothelioma such a hard … Read more

Auto Parts Containing Asbestos Put Mechanics At RIsk

Are you a car guy…or girl? Many Americans are gaga over their automobiles. Some collect them. Others make a habit of buying old ones and rebuilding or repairing them so that they’re good as new. For some individuals, every weekend is spent working on those cars until everything is just right and they can show … Read more

Products Containing Asbestos – What Made You Sick?

America changed in the 1800s. With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, which historians say began in about 1830 and spread out over the next century or so, production of goods moved from home businesses to factories where machines now aided in the manufacture of countless products that supported the growth of America and would … Read more