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Category: Lung Cancer

  • Revised 9/11 Health Bill to Provide Health Coverage for Those At-Risk for Mesothelioma Passes Senate, Now Back to the House

    The Senate approved the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act after severe cuts and compromises were made to the original proposal.   The $7.5 billion that had been earmarked for the first responders was cut to $4.3 billion.  This bill provides health benefits and compensation to many of the rescue workers that are at risk …

    Label: Asbestos Lung Cancer

    Posted on Thursday, Dec 23, 2010
  • Asbestos Exposure and Lung Cancer: New Results

    A study of <a “href=”https://mesotheliomahelp.net/mesothelioma/mesothelioma/about-mesothelioma/lung-cancer”>lung cancerpatients in Japan has revealed that more of these patients show signs of asbestos exposure than has traditionally been recognized. 60,000 people die from lung cancer every year in Japan, but only a tiny percentage of them are regularly recognized as asbestos-related, and therefore, eligible for government aid. In 2007, …

    Label: Asbestos Lung Cancer

    Posted on Monday, Jun 15, 2009
  • Asbestos-link Cancer Rates Revealed

    Source: Google News UK Researchers have recently published the results of the largest study yet completed on the incidence rates of asbestos-caused cancers among certain classes of British workers. The article, which appeared in the prestigious British Journal of Cancer, has concluded that the lifetime risk of mesothelioma among British men born in the 1940s …

    Label: Asbestos Lung Cancer Mesothelioma

    Posted on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009
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