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Lung cancer and Mesothelioma survival rates

Lung cancer and Mesothelioma survival rates – the difference between the two types of cancer explained and how long you can expect to live.

Read the full article | Published Jun 11, 2018

Asbestos dumped on road

Residents of Southampton street up in arms after asbestos dumped on road A neighbourhood in Southampton are said to be furious after asbestos dumped on road in the area was discovered on an abandoned truck. The truck was abandoned on Peach Road in Coxford roughly six weeks ago. Residents 1st reported the abandoned truck more […]

Read the full article | Published May 29, 2018

Asbestos dumped near children’s playground by truck driver

Asbestos illegal dumping – truck driver caught dumping asbestos waste at playground Yet another case of asbestos illegal dumping has occurred, this time over in Australia. A truck driver was caught on camera dumping the asbestos waste at a children’s playground. The incident occurred last Thursday evening just before 10pm in St Clair, Sydney. The truck […]

Read the full article | Published May 21, 2018

Asbestos trial starts in Australia against notorious asbestos company

Landmark asbestos trial taking place in Brisbane An asbestos trial has commenced in Brisbane Australia this morning, against the asbestos company, James Hardie. The company are notorious in Australia having been accused of killing thousands already. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers are leading the landmark case, which is the first of its kind to go to trial […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

Immunotherapy for mesothelioma treatment

Immunotherapy treatment for mesothelioma gives patients new hope Researchers have identified a promising new delivery method for an immunotherapy combination that could aid mesothelioma treatment significantly. The team of researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center say they discovered this by binding two molecules together. Their research found that using nanoparticles to […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

Make up contaminated with asbestos banned from sale at Claire’s

Thousands of Britain’s teenage girls wear the contaminated makeup Make up contaminated with asbestos and worn by thousands of teenage girls has been taken off the shelves at Claire’s accessories. They have been ordered to destroy all of the popular eye shadow and blusher kits as a matter of urgency. The news comes after independent […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 17, 2018

Asbestos removal company prosecuted for forging documents

Asbestos removal firm and two managers gained asbestos licence unlawfully Last week, on 12th March 2018, a local asbestos removal company were prosecuted for forging medical and asbestos training certificates in order to obtain an asbestos removal licence from the HSE. Excavation and Contracting (UK) Ltd forged the certificates for their asbestos removal operatives. The […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Asbestos and cancer – what is the link between the two?

Researchers learning more about the link between asbestos and cancer We all know that asbestos causes cancer, but what is the link between asbestos and cancer? Research is still being conducted to understand how asbestos causes diseases such as mesothelioma and other cancers such as asbestosis. A couple of recent studies have shed light on […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2018

Daughter instructs law firm to investigate fathers death from asbestos

Former Barrow shipyard worker dies from mesothelioma aged 82 A woman has instructed specialist lawyers Irwin Mitchell to investigate the cause of her fathers death from asbestos. The post mortem concluded that the former shipyard worker died from asbestos related cancer, mesothelioma. John Michelbach, from Thornton-Cleveleys in Lancashire, had worked for Vickers Armstrong at their […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2018

Asbestos removed improperly from Gloucestershire primary school

Company fined after asbestos removed improperly from primary school The HSE have successfully prosecuted a company who carried out refurbishment at a primary school and had asbestos removed improperly. R F Gardiner Limited did not have a licence for the asbestos removal they carried out in October 2016. As such, they put pupils, teachers, staff, […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 06, 2018

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