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Is Dry Cough an Indicator of Mesothelioma?


Mesothelioma is a very serious lung cancer, and many people who have been exposed to asbestos want to know its symptoms. A dry cough can be a warning sign of many different illnesses. For people who have certain mesothelioma risk factors, a dry cough could certainly be more of a reason to worry. To better » Read More

Can Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?


A diagnosis of cancer remains a terrifying one, and more and more compounds are found to be cancerous. Governments in the United States and abroad have established oversight agencies to review potential carcinogens and set standards to prevent or minimize exposure to carcinogens. Yet, there may still be instances of people being exposed to carcinogens » Read More

How Effective is Mesothelioma Surgery After Radiotherapy?


Mesothelioma, a rare cancer infecting the lining of the lungs and chest cavity caused by asbestos exposure, is notoriously difficult to treat. First-line treatment options for mesothelioma are similar to those for other cancers and include chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation, but researchers are still trying to determine the most effective treatment regimen to improve patients’ » Read More

Supreme Court Upholds Johnson and Johnson Verdict


The United States Supreme Court decided Tuesday to not hear an appeal by consumer goods manufacturer Johnson and Johnson over a multibillion-dollar lawsuit. Plaintiffs who used the company’s talcum powders for personal hygiene developed cancer, as the talc was contaminated with asbestos. An initial award of $5 billion was trimmed down to $2.1 billion for » Read More

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