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USA News: South Yarmouth tenant protests asbestos removal in apartment

USA News: South Yarmouth tenant protests asbestos removal in apartment | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Beth Harris got very upset when she received a letter that the vinyl flooring in the kitchen and bathroom of her Swan Pond Village apartment were to be replaced the following week and that she could expect some debris.
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USA News: Appeals court affirms board’s decision to deny asbestos storage request

USA News: Appeals court affirms board’s decision to deny asbestos storage request | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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NCI: Mesothelioma clinical trial of pentostatin/cyclophosphamide/SS1P enrolling adults with progressive disease

NCI: Mesothelioma clinical trial of pentostatin/cyclophosphamide/SS1P enrolling adults with progressive disease | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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INDIA: The Competition Commission probes cartelisation in asbestos cement sheets market

INDIA:  The Competition Commission probes cartelisation in asbestos cement sheets market | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Competition Commission is probing alleged cartelisation in the market for asbestos cement sheets, which is mainly used in rural areas for low cost houses and warehouses.
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Living With Mesothelioma: Debbie went back into hospital again and a report on my Meeting at Cancer Network by Mavis

Living With Mesothelioma: Debbie went back into hospital again and a report on my Meeting at Cancer Network by Mavis | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
I have come down to earth with a bump today as Debbie has been back into hospital but thank goodness it isnt her Mesothelioma that is the problem but her TOF Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula (TOF) In Tr...
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USA News: EPA fines 6 Arizona school districts for asbestos

USA News: EPA fines 6 Arizona school districts for asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Six school districts in Arizona have done compliance work to avoid hefty federal fines for asbestos violations.
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Excitement Builds Around the 2013 ADAO Conference on the Heels of New Legislation Giving Priority to High Mortality Cancer Research

Excitement Builds Around the 2013 ADAO Conference on the Heels of New Legislation Giving Priority to High Mortality Cancer Research | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Anthony Thomas's curator insight, February 19, 2013 1:51 PM

I am in favour of anything that can eliminate cancer having lost my mother to it last week.

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Australian News: Council denies asbestos breach

Australian News: Council denies asbestos breach | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
ORANGE City Council staff have defended the handling of naturally-occurring asbestos at the north Orange bypass.
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ADAO Conference Focuses on the Asbestos Crisis and Prevention

ADAO Conference Focuses on the Asbestos Crisis and Prevention | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
In this Simmons Firm blog post, read about how the 2013 ADAO conference focuses on the asbestos crisis and prevention; see the agenda now.
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Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma

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News from Italy || Eternit: perplessità in aula il giudice tiene lezione di filosofia

News from Italy || Eternit: perplessità in aula il giudice tiene lezione di filosofia | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Alberto Oggè da circa un'ora  parla della natura della complicata indagine. Così prima ha spiegato la differenza tra induzione e deduzione, ispirandosi a Kant. Poi ha citato i quattro tipi di causa di Aristotele.
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UK News: Asbestos: the hidden health hazard in millions of homes

UK News: Asbestos: the hidden health hazard in millions of homes | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Not finally banned until 1999, asbestos is present in about half of all residential property
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UK News: Anger at council's handling of Cwmcarn asbestos affair

UK News: Anger at council's handling of Cwmcarn asbestos affair | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
PARENTS of Cwmcarn High School pupils told of their anger at Caerphilly council because of the way it is dealing with by the asbestos issueat the school.
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UK NEWS: Young workers given asbestos warning

UK NEWS: Young workers given asbestos warning | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Loretta King's curator insight, February 20, 2013 10:25 AM

Lack of awareness in young tradesmen in the UK is a real problem as many believe it to be a danger of the past now its use has been banned. Add this belief that asbestos is not an issue anymore to youth's own indestructability and you get a recipe for disaster! 

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer calls for end to use of all forms of asbestos by Kathleen Ruff

The International Agency for Research on Cancer calls for end to use of all forms of asbestos by Kathleen Ruff | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

In a Joint Statement, released on February 19, 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Internat
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Concerns raised regarding integrity of WHO scientific agency by Kathleen Ruff

Concerns raised regarding integrity of WHO scientific agency by Kathleen Ruff | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
World Health Organization's scientific agency collaborating with discredited promoters of asbestos
In the past, the asbestos industry has s
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Abstract: "Health risk of chrysotile revisited" was supported by a grant from the International Chrysotile Association, Washington, DC.

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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"The preparation of this review was supported by a grant from the International Chrysotile Association, Washington, DC, USA, in cooperation with The Canadian Chrysotile Association, Montréal, QC, Canada. The affiliation of the authors is as shown on the cover page and includes university, government institute, hospital and corporate affiliations as well as independent toxicology consultants. The review is the professional work product of the authors and may not necessarily represent the views of the corporate sponsors. Two of the authors, David Bernstein and Allen Gibbs have appeared as expert witnesses in litigation concerned with alleged health effects of exposure to chrysotile. Jacques Dunnigan has served as an expert witness on the health effects of chrysotile before the Commission de la santé et sécurité du travail du Quebec/Workers Compensation Board of Québec."


Read More: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/full/10.3109/10408444.2012.756454"

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Canadian News: Grace neighbours fear asbestos, rats during demolition

Canadian News: Grace neighbours fear asbestos, rats during demolition | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
On the eve of abatement and demolition of the former Grace Hospital, neighbours are concerned about asbestos and rodents being disturbed and moved around the area.
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Exposé of the International Chrysotile Association by Kathleen Ruff

Exposé of the International Chrysotile Association by Kathleen Ruff | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The International Chrysotile Association Continues Its Deadly Work Around The World
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

Right now, a battle
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Abstract: Use of cancer therapy at the end of life in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.

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UK News: ‘No hope – I’m just living day by day’ - #Mesothelioma patient speaks up.

UK News: ‘No hope – I’m just living day by day’ - #Mesothelioma patient speaks up. | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
When grandfather John Magee started work as an apprentice welder, he never imagined the deadly legacy his working life would leave.
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