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  • Asbestos Linked to Throat Cancer

    Source: WebMD An expert panel from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has conclusively determined that asbestos causes cancer of the larynx. The IOM report aggregated findings from 34 different studies and concluded that people who are exposed to asbestos have a forty percent greater chance of developing cancer of the larynx than do people without …

    Label: Asbestos Mesothelioma

    Posted on Thursday, Jun 28, 2007
  • In Vitro and In Vivo Data Show Alfacell’s ONCONASE(R) is Active Against Naive and Chemoresistant Neuroblastoma Cells

    Source: Alfacell Corporation Alfacell has announced more pre-clinical successes for ONCOCASE, it’s leading drug candidate. The latest results, published in the journal Cancer Letters, show that ONCONASE “inhibits neuroblastoma cell growth and induces caspase-independent cell death in neuroblastoma cells independently of P-gp expression or p53 status….” Neuroblastoma is a cancer that forms in the nerve …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Wednesday, Jun 27, 2007
  • Study Faults EPA for Misleading Public About Asbestos Levels

    Source: WNYC-New York Public Radio The Government Accounting Office (GAO) has released a report criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s asbestos-response to the tragic events of Septemper 11th. The GAO report says that the EPA “mis-led” the public regarding the presence of asbestos in apartments near the former World Trade Center. The EPA said that only …

    Label: Asbestos

    Posted on Monday, Jun 25, 2007
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