By | December 1, 2008

Learning Bioposy Results & Understanding a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

How Will I Learn About My Biopsy Results, and How Can I Be Sure the Diagnosis is Mesothelioma? After the pathologist has reviewed the fluid or tissue specimen he will issue a… Read More

By | November 26, 2008

Restoring Hope With Memories and The Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund

Oftentimes we see tragedy progress into hope, and the stories are always heartening. The story of Chris Knighton and the loss of her husband, Mick Knighton, does just that; it brings tears… Read More

By | November 25, 2008

Prominent Lawyer from Sunshine State Gives Final Deposition While Dying Of Pleural Mesothelioma

Last week one of Florida’s most prominent attorneys, Milton Ferrell Jr., gave a 3-½ hour video deposition only one day before dying from mesothelioma at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. In terrible anguish… Read More

By | November 24, 2008

Asbestos Tragedy of Libby, Montana Goes National

Libby is a beautiful, picturesque town located in the northwest corner of Montana. Framed by the Cabinet Mountains and Kootenai River, more than 12,000 people call Libby home, and many of those… Read More

By | November 21, 2008

California Marathoner With Mesothelioma Finishes The Race

The San Jose Mercury News recently ran the inspiring story of Tom Kaisersatt, a 68-year-old runner in the 26.2-mile Silicon Valley Marathon, who finished the race in spite of the fact that… Read More

By | November 13, 2008

Catonsville Pushing State of Maryland to Put Asbestos Rules In Place

Residents of Catonsville want bigger answers from the state of Maryland regarding asbestos hazards as a natural rock formation appeared in the middle of a construction site. Neighbors are not only worried… Read More

By | November 12, 2008

North Carolina Community Concerned About Former Asbestos Mill

Residents of Davidson, NC are faced with a difficult community decision as a Raleigh developer approaches the Westside neighborhood with hopes to build a commercial or residential development on the former Metrolina… Read More

By | November 10, 2008

Mesothelioma Biopsies and How To Know Which One is Right

In the book 100 Questions and Answers About Mesothelioma the authors ask the following: “How are biopsies performed and which one is right for me?” In my years of working with people that have… Read More

By | November 6, 2008

Greater Research for Environmental Asbestos Exposure

For years mesothelioma concerns have been focused on the occupational environment, for those exposed to asbestos materials were people in the workplace and the people these workers were in daily contact with outside of… Read More

By | November 3, 2008

Kentucky Demolition Raises Community Asbestos Concerns

As highlighted on, the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection has issued a public advisory regarding asbestos contamination of demolition materials being shredded and then offered to the public as free mulch. Although it is… Read More