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- Asbestos Continues to Enter U.S. Ports
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) Action Fund recently released an analysis of federal trade data that more than eight million pounds of asbestos have entered U.S. ports since 2006.
- Concern about Asbestos in Nation’s Schools
Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently focused their attention on the 1986 law created to protect students, teachers, and employees in the United States from asbestos exposure.
- New Drug Delivery System for Mesothelioma Treatment
Pemetrexed is the only medication that has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of pleural mesothelioma. Since it was approved in 2004, pemetrexed combined with cisplatin has become standard treatment for mesothelioma patients.
- New Options in Pain Management Therapies
Mesothelioma is one of the most serious forms of cancer a person can become afflicted with in the 21st century.
- Orphan Drug Destroys Mesothelioma Cancer Cells
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new orphan drug that is designed to help fight malignant mesothelioma.
- Asbestos in University Campus Renovations
In a common scenario for buildings constructed during the post-World War II era in the U.S., the discovery of high levels of degraded asbestos often requires extensive removal and abatement programs before renovations can begin.
- Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Parity Bill
Pennsylvania House legislators voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill that will equalize patients’ out-of-pocket expenses for oral and intravenous cancer treatments.
- Reinstatement of Ship Worker's Asbestos Care
A New Jersey Appellate Court has reversed an earlier judge’s decision in a case involving a former ship worker who died from mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos at work.
- Exposure to Naturally Occurring Asbestos
There are various safeguards that have been established to protect those who work around asbestos, because the risk of developing mesothelioma is so high when exposure occurs.
- Mesothelioma Novel Biological Therapies
Chemotherapy is often the first line of defense for patients suffering from mesothelioma. Many mesothelioma patients are not eligible for surgery at diagnosis, so chemotherapy is the best option for increased survival rates.