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Memorial Graphic: Simon Pickvance (November 2012)

Memorial Graphic: Simon Pickvance (November 2012) | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Scientists find genetic link to mesothelioma

Scientists have found that individuals who carry a mutation in a gene called BAP1 are susceptible to developing two forms of cancer – mesothelioma, and melanoma of the eye. Additionally, when these individuals are exposed to asbestos or similar mineral fibers, their risk of developing mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer of the lining of the chest and abdomen, may be markedly increased.

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Linda Reinstein: "Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal in the USA" presented at the 2012 Andeva Conference

Linda Reinstein: "Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal in the USA" presented at the ANDEVA “International Day of Asbestos Victims” Conference in Paris, France o...
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