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Teenage cancer patient Alice Pyne fears loss of child benefit - The Guardian

Teenage cancer patient Alice Pyne fears loss of child benefit - The Guardian | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
The GuardianTeenage cancer patient Alice Pyne fears loss of child benefitThe GuardianPhotograph: Rex Features.
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Health and Safety Executive Report: Mesothelioma in Great Britain 2014

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Most mesothelioma deaths occurring now are a legacy of past occupational exposures to asbestos when it was widely used in the building industry.

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The number of mesothelioma deaths increased to 2 535 in 2012 from 2 291 in 2011. This was largely due to an increase in male deaths aged 65 years or more (Mesothelioma register).In 2012 there were 2 126 male deaths and 409 female deaths.The number of new cases of mesothelioma assessed for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit has increased from 1 985 in 2011 to 2 125 new cases in 2012 (IIDB).Men who worked in the building industry when asbestos was used extensively are now among those most at risk of mesothelioma
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Study: Cancer incidence of Taiwanese shipbreaking workers who have been potentially exposed to asbestos.

Study: Cancer incidence of Taiwanese shipbreaking workers who have been potentially exposed to asbestos. | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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STUDY: Current Trends in the Management of Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

STUDY: Current Trends in the Management of Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Environmental Working Group (EWG) Report: "Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors"

Environmental Working Group (EWG) Report: "Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors" | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential hormones; accumulating in organs that produce hormones.  Here are 12 of the worst hormone disrupters, how they do their dirty deeds, and some tips on how to avoid them.
 
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WHO/Europe | Countries urged to sink health risks from asbestos, second-hand smoke and toxic chemicals by 2015

WHO/Europe | Countries urged to sink health risks from asbestos, second-hand smoke and toxic chemicals by 2015 | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Impact of a contemplative end-of-life trainin program: Being with dying (PDF)

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Diseases attributable to asbestos exposure: Years of potential life lost, United States, 1999-2010

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Radical pleurectomy and photodynamic therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma - Friedberg- Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Radical pleurectomy and photodynamic therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma - Friedberg- Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Radical pleurectomy and photodynamic therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
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Infographic: By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease

Infographic: By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Voice: "Children at more risk from cancer after exposure to asbestos" says committee

Voice: "Children at more risk from cancer after exposure to asbestos" says committee | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
At 10 am on the 7th June the Government’s advisory Committee on Carcinogenicity (COC) will publish their final statement that concludes children are more vulnerable to exposure to asbestos than adults - the younger the child the greater the risk.
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BBC: China acknowledges 'cancer villages'

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China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
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EDF: Prevention as cure: Confronting the environmental contributions to breast cancer

EDF: Prevention as cure: Confronting the environmental contributions to breast cancer | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Cancer52 Report on National Cancer Intelligence Network data on rare and less common cancers

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Cancer Council Victoria || Mesothelioma: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF)

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STUDY: Cancer incidence of Taiwanese shipbreaking workers who have been potentially exposed to asbestos

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"Got Advanced Cancer? Consider Clinical Trials" by Deborah J. Cornwall

"Got Advanced Cancer? Consider Clinical Trials" by Deborah J. Cornwall | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Increased volunteer participation in trials offers patients access to cutting-edge treatments and contributes to the development of better treatments to prolong life and eventually drive those cancers into remission....
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PRESS RELEASE WHO/IARC: Global battle against cancer won't be won with treatment alone - Effective prevention measures urgently needed to prevent cancer crisis

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Joan Didion: Grief Becomes a Part of You

Joan Didion: Grief Becomes a Part of You | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Author Joan Didion talks about how losing a loved one can make a perfectly rational person feel like she is losing her mind.
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USA News: Mesothelioma cancer patient refuses to accept death sentence, encourages others to follow suit

USA News: Mesothelioma cancer patient refuses to accept death sentence, encourages others to follow suit | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
On July 1, Ken Smith was issued a death sentence.
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NORD: 30 Years After the Orphan Drug Act: It Still Takes Too Long for People with Rare Diseases to Get an Accurate Diagnosis

NORD: 30 Years After the Orphan Drug Act: It Still Takes Too Long for People with Rare Diseases to Get an Accurate Diagnosis | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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UK News: Sheffield trial could stop deaths from asbestos cancer

Cancer experts in Sheffield have launched a pioneering trial to target a deadly disease caused by asbestos exposure.
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By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease

By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
In 2020 almost one in two people (47%) will get cancer in their lifetime, but almost four in 10 (38%)1 will not die from the disease, according to new projections from Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Cure Magazine Guest Blog: Six tools you need to reinvent yourself beyond cancer

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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 | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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