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What’s the Connection Between Talcum Powder and Mesothelioma?

Published on Jul 22, 2022 at 2:30 pm in Mesothelioma Information.
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If you perform a quick internet search for a listing of carcinogens, you won’t necessarily find talcum powder, sometimes referred to as talc, on the list. However, you may encounter various recent news stories in which plaintiffs have won cases against talcum powder manufacturers after receiving cancer diagnoses like mesothelioma.  Below, we’ll explore what talc […]

Which Workers Are Most Likely To Receive a Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

Published on Mar 31, 2022 at 11:53 am in Mesothelioma Information.
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Asbestos was once commonly used in everything from insulation to heat-resistant fabrics. As a strong, nonflammable product, it was once a highly valued commodity in America. Despite all of its benefits, asbestos exposure is definitively linked with the deadly cancer mesothelioma. Between 1989 and 2002, 100,000 people were diagnosed with mesothelioma, the majority of whom […]

How Does a Doctor Diagnose Mesothelioma?

Published on Mar 21, 2022 at 10:37 am in Mesothelioma Information.
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Many people have heard about mesothelioma, thanks largely to the commercials that have long played on television, asking individuals suffering from this condition to call in for legal guidance. However, not very many of these advertisements are clear about mesothelioma being an aggressive form of cancer. They also don’t tell you how deadly it is.

What Conditions Can Worsen Mesothelioma?

Published on Feb 25, 2022 at 10:12 am in Mesothelioma Information.
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Mesothelioma is a terribly aggressive and destructive disease. Like all cancers, it causes the patient to become highly susceptible to a variety of medical conditions that might otherwise have a minimal effect on a healthy individual. In this article, we’ll look more closely at the way mesothelioma develops in the body over time, and what […]

California Law Allows Families to Collect Mesothelioma Wrongful Death Benefits

Published on Dec 9, 2021 at 2:16 pm in Mesothelioma Information.
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In January 2022, amendments to a California law will go into effect, allowing the surviving estate of individuals lost to mesothelioma to receive damages for pain and suffering. This is a major legal change from the previously-existing 1961 law that blocked pain and suffering and disfigurement damages from being awarded to any party but the […]

What Medical Terminology Do Mesothelioma Patients and Their Families Need to Know?

Published on Oct 7, 2021 at 5:05 pm in Mesothelioma Information.
What Medical Terminology Do Mesothelioma Patients and Their Families Need to Know

Doctors who deal with a rare illness like mesothelioma know that the vast majority of people, even highly-trained physicians, don’t know much about the disease. A good doctor will therefore be gracious in helping to explain the terms and concepts you need to know to understand this condition. But whether you are doing research, seeking […]

What Organs Are Most Affected by Mesothelioma?

Published on Sep 16, 2021 at 3:36 pm in Mesothelioma Information.
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Mesothelioma is a unique form of cancer that affects the mesothelium of an organ in the patient’s body. The mesothelium is a lining made up of a layer of specialized cells called mesothelial cells. The mesothelium lines the outside of most major internal organs, and runs along the inside of areas such as the stomach, […]

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