29 Jan

Suspect asbestos?

Suspect asbestos?
Exposure to the fiber can increase a worker’s risk of developing lung disease, including lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis, although it may take years for symptoms to develop. Ask your employer if the job you’re about to perform involves working …
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safetyandhealthmagazine.com


Mesothelioma: Causes and Symptoms
Mesothelioma is cancer of the mesothelium, a protective membrane that lines most of the body’s internal organs. Three out of every four cases cases of mesothelioma disease begin in the pleural mesothelium of the chest cavity. Mesothelioma can also begin in …
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The evolution of the diminishing role of extrapleural pneumonectomy in the surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma
Malignant pleural mesothelioma is fairly rare in the United States, with about 3000 new cases of the disease being diagnosed each year. Even when multimodality therapy is used, malignant mesothelioma is rarely curable. Systemic therapy, often with …
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