Prempro Lawsuit Alleges Hormones Caused Breast Cancer

February 27, 2007 - Two women who blame their breast cancer on hormone replacement therapy say they want the federal government to ban synthetic hormone products for women. Read More

Benefit Concert Raises $250,000 for Mesothelioma Research

February 15, 2007 - The Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute raised $250,000 for asbestos cancer research at a benefit concert on Saturday, February 10, 2007. Over 350 guests gathered to hear Grammy Award-... Read More

An Asbestos Victim’s Story

February 13, 2007 - I was diagnosed with mesothelioma four years ago as a result of my being exposed to asbestos as a young girl when my parents repaired dry wall and ceiling tiles in our St. Louis home and my... Read More

Combination Drug Treatment Helps Beat Mesothelioma

February 12, 2007 - People with mesothelioma, a form of cancer associated with asbestos exposure, have a higher survival rate when treated with a combination of two cancer drugs, a large multi-center study... Read More

Alfacell’s Mesothelioma Drug Granted Orphan Status

January 30, 2007 - Orphan drug designation gives Alfacell seven years of marketing exclusivity, if it wins approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read More

Officials Debate Link between Ground Zero work, Deaths

January 24, 2007 - "My wife got killed on September 11 and she didn't die until March 15, 2006," said her husband, David, a paramedic like his wife who also spent months breathing in toxic dust at the World... Read More

Asbestos Probe Raises Fears

November 11, 2006 - News of an asbestos investigation at the former Agway building in DeWitt has left workers, neighborhood residents and visitors worried about their health. Read More

Four Asbestos Suites Filed Jointly

November 10, 2006 - Four plaintiffs groups jointly filed asbestos lawsuits recently in Kanawha Circuit Court. The suits were filed in Pittsburgh and name's 11 defendants. Read More

Feds Explore Queens Asbestos Dump

November 4, 2006 - The grounds of the former home to U.N. employees in Briarwood were excavated over the last several days as the FBI was looking for evidence of illegal asbestos dumping. Read More

Asbestos in School did Kill Carlisle Headmaster

October 25, 2006 - The widow of a headteacher may sue Cumbria County Council after an inquest ruled that his death was linked to asbestos exposure at his school. Read More

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