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Early Lung Cancer Patients Living Longer After Radiotherapy - The Oncology Report

Early Lung Cancer Patients Living Longer After Radiotherapy - The Oncology Report | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Early Lung Cancer Patients Living Longer After RadiotherapyThe Oncology ReportMedian overall survival increased significantly among patients with stage I non–small cell lung cancer over the last decade – in particular, those treated with radiation...
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BC groups push for better asbestos disease detection - CBC.ca

BC groups push for better asbestos disease detection - CBC.ca | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
CBC.caBC groups push for better asbestos disease detectionCBC.caA team at the B.C.
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Loretta King's curator insight, March 5, 2013 9:48 AM

It looks like British Columbia in Canada are also campaigning to introduce free CT Scan to high risk workers early to detect asbestos related cancers before symptoms appear. Similar campaigning is happening in Germany. CT Scans are better able to detect small cancers than X-Rays which often only pick up tumours when they are at a size that is no longer treatable.

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Urgent Action Needed to Reduce Growing Health and Environmental Hazards from Chemicals: UN Report - UNEP

Urgent Action Needed to Reduce Growing Health and Environmental Hazards from Chemicals: UN Report - UNEP | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Chemical 'Intensification' of Economies in Developing Countries Means Greater Risk of Exposure to Hazardous Substances New Study Shows Sound Management of Chemicals Can Deliver Major Economic Benefits and Support Green Economy...
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iMig 2012 | 11th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group | Boston, MA, USA | September 11-14, 2012

iMig 2012 | 11th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group | Boston, MA, USA | September 11-14, 2012 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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IPS – Debate on Asbestos Safety Reaches Brazil’s Supreme Court | Inter Press Service

IPS – Debate on Asbestos Safety Reaches Brazil’s Supreme Court | Inter Press Service | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Debate on Asbestos Safety Reaches Brazil’s Supreme Court - Brazil’s Supreme Court is assessing the level of risk posed by asbestos to human health, wh...
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Lung cancer cases on the rise in non-smokers, study suggests - Fox News

Lung cancer cases on the rise in non-smokers, study suggests - Fox News | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Examiner.comLung cancer cases on the rise in non-smokers, study suggestsFox NewsAmong women with a history of smoking, lung cancer rates barely changed over those 10 years, hovering around 65 percent.
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Some former B.C. asbestos workers living in fear - Health - CBC News

Some former B.C. asbestos workers living in fear - Health - CBC News | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of former residents of a B.C. asbestos-mining town may have a time bomb ticking in their lungs – and because no one is tracking their health as a group, many of them might not be aware of the potential danger they face, CBC News has learned.
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Schools first in asbestos removal plan

Schools first in asbestos removal plan | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
SCHOOLS are likely to be a top priority in a federal government plan for a nationwide reduction in the presence of asbestos.
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The Abandoned Asbestos Mining Town That Was Turned Into A Haven For Orphans

The Abandoned Asbestos Mining Town That Was Turned Into A Haven For Orphans | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The same thing always happens in resource-rich areas: When a town is flush with resources, the population and the economy booms. When the resources (or interest) starts to dwindle, everyone leaves.

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Archive: 1962 smokers not worried by cancer link - BBC News

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BBC NewsArchive: 1962 smokers not worried by cancer linkBBC NewsThis week marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark report by the Royal College of Physicians which conclusively linked smoking to lung cancer.
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'Alarming' number of asbestos-related deaths in East Lancashire in past five years - Lancashire Telegraph

'Alarming' number of asbestos-related deaths in East Lancashire in past five years - Lancashire Telegraph | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
'Alarming' number of asbestos-related deaths in East Lancashire in past five yearsLancashire TelegraphTHERE have been 86 asbestos related deaths in East Lancashire in the last five years, according to new figures.
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Repost: The new Safe Chemicals Act fulfills every detail of ACC’s 10 “Principles for Modernizing TSCA”

Repost: The new Safe Chemicals Act fulfills every detail of ACC’s 10 “Principles for Modernizing TSCA” | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The new Safe Chemicals Act fulfills every detail of ACC’s 10 “Principles for Modernizing TSCA”
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PQ expected to live up to promise to end asbestos production

PQ expected to live up to promise to end asbestos production | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Anti-asbestos advocates plan to hold the newly-elected Parti Québécois government to its promise to cancel the $58-million government loan to the Jeffrey Mine and put an end to this province’s long history of production and export of the deadly...
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Asbestos The Urban Environments Hidden Killer

Asbestos The Urban Environments Hidden Killer | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

When most people think of the environment, the first thought that comes to most peoples’ minds is Global Warming, Deforestation in Brazil and the melting of the Polar Ice Caps. However there is another manufactured threat built within the fabrics of the environments we all live and work in; Asbestos."  Read more on Urban Times. http://ow.ly/du3wv ;

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Chery Auto Widens Recall to Six Countries After Asbestos Found

Chery Auto Widens Recall to Six Countries After Asbestos Found | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Chery Automobile Co., China’s
biggest car exporter, said it will widen a vehicle recall in
Australia this month to five more countries after finding
potential cancer-causing asbestos parts in some models.
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Asbestos takes toll years later (ScienceAlert)

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Children exposed to asbestos in northwestern Australia 50 years ago are now dying much more rapidly than their peers, shows new research.
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Sheffield son’s asbestos fear after work - News - The Star

Sheffield son’s asbestos fear after work - News - The Star | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A SHEFFIELD resident is living in fear of asbestos exposure after contractors carried out an unannounced visit to his home.
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PM - Government plans to eliminate asbestos hazard from Australia 04/09/2012

PM - Government plans to eliminate asbestos hazard from Australia 04/09/2012 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten has announced the creation of an Office for Asbestos Safety to develop a strategic national plan to eliminate asbestos hazards from Australia Unions and asb...
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Asbestos alert for renovators Real Estate News - The Mercury - The Voice of Tasmania

Asbestos alert for renovators Real Estate News - The Mercury - The Voice of Tasmania | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Asbestos alert for renovators DIY renovators are being urged not to become the next generation of victims to the...
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Asbestos registry needed, says cancer patient - CBC.ca

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CBC.caAsbestos registry needed, says cancer patientCBC.caA Saskatchewan man with a rare form of cancer linked to asbestos is demanding the federal government establish a national registry of buildings that contain the hazardous fibre.
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