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  • Legacy of Libby’s Asbestos Contamination Still Being Set

    Source: Billings Gazette Libby, Montana is the location of what the EPA calls “the worst case of community-wide exposure to a toxic substance in U.S. history.” One of Libby’s major revenue sources was its vermiculite mine, but in 1990 it was discovered that the mine was contaminated with asbestos and that this contamination had exposed …

    Label: Asbestos Lung Cancer Mesothelioma

    Posted on Monday, Apr 23, 2007
  • Mesothelioma Survivors and the Immune System

    Source: Cancer Monthly Mesothelioma with conventional treatment has a median survival rate of 9 to 12 months after diagnosis, which is one of the worst survival rates of any cancer. Yet, there are examples in the medical literature of patients who’ve lived much longer than this after their diagnosis. Doctors and researchers do not understand …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Friday, Apr 20, 2007
  • Mesothelioma Survivor Speaks to Other Mesothelioma Patients

    Source: PRWeb Paul Kraus is an inspiration to many victims of mesothelioma. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 1997 and only given months to live. Now, 10 years later, he is still alive and well and still giving speeches on his journey. He has even written a highly-regarded book, Surviving Mesothelioma and Other Cancers: A …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Thursday, Apr 19, 2007
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