April 12, 2016

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Asbestos Products

Asbestos Products In the late 19th century, the use of asbestos became popular in the construction and manufacturing industries due to the mineral’s highly versatile, durable, flexible and relatively inexpensive nature. The superior insulating properties of asbestos fibers offered manufacturers a way to strengthen buildings and products and protect them from fire and heat, without […]

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April 12, 2016

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Mesothelioma Doctors

Oncologists are physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. While there is no mesothelioma cure, some oncologists have searched for advanced treatments for this disease have made incredible strides in recent years. For patients and family members learning of a mesothelioma diagnosis, finding a doctor that you can trust is crucial. All of the […]

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April 12, 2016

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What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a type of mineral that has been commonly used for commercial purposes and has been categorized into two main types, serpentine and amphibole. Although six types of naturally-occurring minerals are officially recognized by the U.S Bureau of Mines as asbestos, more than 100 are listed as “asbestos-like.” The Environmental Protection Agency has identified amosite, […]

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April 12, 2016

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What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma cancer occurs in the Mesothelial lining of the heart, abdomen and lungs. In some cases, the cancer may also develop in the lining presentin the testicles. The actual names given to these types of mesothelioma are pericardial mesothelioma (heart), peritoneal mesothelioma (abdomen), pleural mesothelioma (lung)and testicular mesothelioma (testicles). Mesothelioma Cancer Each year, these cancers […]

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