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What is Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma? People often ask us, what is Mesothelioma?  To summarise, Mesothelioma is a cancer of mesothelial tissue, associated especially with exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma most often starts in the lining of the lungs (pleural mesothelioma), but it can also start down in the abdomen (peritoneal mesothelioma). Mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelial cells. These […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 26, 2016

Former Olivetti bosses jailed over asbestos deaths

Former Olivetti bosses jailed over asbestos deaths Fifteen former bosses of Italian electronics company, Olivetti, have been jailed following a high-profile manslaughter trial after 14 former employees died of asbestos related diseases.  The ex Olivetti bosses jailed over asbestos deaths included ex-Olivetti President Franco De Benedetti and his brother Carlo. The jail sentences were handed out last Monday by […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 26, 2016

Asbestos cancer victims given new hope

Asbestos cancer victims given new hope A new drug that has been developed by scientists is giving asbestos cancer victims new hope as it is found to beat the deadly cancer, mesothelioma, which is linked to asbestos. 94 per cent of mesothelioma patients who took part in a recent clinical trial responded well to the drug. […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 11, 2016

Asbestos danger in derelict buildings

Asbestos danger in derelict buildings Derelict and dilapidated buildings tend to invite our natural curiosity.  We immediately want to have a nosey and see what it looks like inside.  We seem to be fascinated with old buildings that are no longer in use and have a history to them. In fact we’re that nosey and inquisitive […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 06, 2016
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