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Lung Cancer Treatment May Be Effective for Mesothelioma

Although lung cancer and mesothelioma have similar symptoms, the comparisons typically stop there. Mesothelioma is much less common than lung cancer, and the only known cause is exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma develops most often in the pleura, the thin membrane that forms the inside layer of the lungs, and not in the lungs themselves. The » Read More

Our Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers Provide Information on the Types of Asbestos and the Associated Dangers

There are six types of Asbestos that naturally occur in rock deposits found around the world: actinolite asbestos, amosite asbestos, anthophyllite asbestos, chrysotile asbestos, crocidolite asbestos, and tremolite asbestos. Chrysotile asbestosĀ is most frequently used in the industrial workplace and accounts for over 90% of asbestos usage. Its curled fibers are less sharp which makes it » Read More

Philadelphia Asbestos Attorneys: Chrysotile Asbestos Remains Free From Exportation Restrictions

For the first time in four years of lobbying, Canada remained neutral in opposition to have Chrysotile asbestos added to the hazardous substance list of the Rotterdam Convention. However, even though all but seven of the attending 143 countries agreed to add Chrysotile asbestos to the hazardous substance list, without unanimous approval the toxin cannot » Read More