By | October 30, 2008

The Mesothelioma Database

Imagine how difficult it was to track and gather knowledge about certain medical conditions before the introduction of computers. Now specialists can log into central databases for cancers and genetic disorders and… Read More

By | October 23, 2008

Asbestos Roof Collapses in Primary School: Dublin, Ireland

The shock to a parent must be overwhelming when told that their children are being sent home from school due to a roof collapse, but even more shocking would be to learn… Read More

By | October 22, 2008

Asbestos, Cancer and September 11th

It is hard to believe that the tragedy of September 11th was seven years ago. It seems like it was just yesterday. Although Manhattan is slowly progressing on building the new Freedom… Read More

By | October 21, 2008

Finding Your Role as a Mesothelioma Cancer Patient

As with any cancer diagnosis, a mesothelioma diagnosis is incredibly difficult for patients. It is natural to feel defeated and hopeless when faced with such life-changing events, but how you handle your role, as… Read More

By | October 17, 2008

Finding Inspiration Through Lung Cancer Tragedy

Lung cancer affects the lives of millions of people every day. As one of the world’s leading cancers, over prostate and breast cancer, lung cancer has removed many a loved one from… Read More

By | October 16, 2008

Dealing With Asbestos In Your Home

Yesterday we talked about finding asbestos in your attic. Today, we move downstairs and look at the rest of your house. So you’re finally getting that kitchen of your dreams, and as the… Read More

By | October 15, 2008

Is There Asbestos in Your Attic?

Some environmental experts believe up to 16 million homes contain vermiculite insulation, a product that may contain asbestos. When homeowners discover that this potentially dangerous product is insulating their homes, they often… Read More

By | October 14, 2008

When a Parent Has Mesothelioma

In every person’s life there comes a time when we have to deal with the death of a loved one. For many, the most heart-wrenching experience comes with the pending death of… Read More

By | October 13, 2008

Mesothelioma Support Groups: Going Virtual

The Internet has changed much of how we, as a society, interact with one another. It shouldn’t be surprising that support groups have spread to the World Wide Web as well. Once… Read More

By | October 6, 2008

What Tests are Performed to Help Diagnose Mesothelioma?

For the men and women who worked in the asbestos industry, a chest film or chest x-ray was likely required by your employer or union. Unfortunately, some of the individuals I have… Read More