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    Mesothelioma and Asbestos Litigation

      Mesothelioma definition

      Mesothelioma is a form of cancer which develops in the mesothelium, a protective lining on the surface of the body’s internal organs. Most mesothelioma cases occur in the lungs and are triggered by inhaled asbestos fibres and particles.

      Background Information

      A very good article that answers the following questions:

    • What is the mesothelium?
    • What is mesothelioma?
    • How common is mesothelioma?
    • What are the risk factors for mesothelioma?
    • Who is at increased risk for developing mesothelioma?
    • What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?
    • How is mesothelioma diagnosed?
    • How is mesothelioma treated?
    • Are new treatments for mesothelioma being studied?
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    • Mesothelioma Help Now [View Resource]
    • Asbestos Law and Litigation History [View Resource]
    • Asbestos and the law - Wikipedia [View Resource]
    • Mesothelioma Litigation [View Resource]
    • Mesothelioma Lawsuits: Frequently Asked Questions [View Resource]
    • Cost of filing an asbestos lawsuit [View Resource]
    • Mesothelioma Lawsuit [View Resource]

      Advanced Articles, Studies and Research

    • Are Low Dose Asbestos Exposure Studies Unreliable? [View Resource]
    • Relation between lung asbestos fibre burden and exposure indices based on job history [View Resource]
    • Have the Reports on Idiopathic Mesothelioma Reached Critical Mass? [View Resource]
    • The Facts About Asbestos Litigation in Texas [View Resource]
    • A Synthesis of Asbestos Disclosures [View Resource]
    • The Importatation of U.S.-Style Asbestos Litigation to the United Kingdom: A Report on Recent Trends [View Resource]
    • Abuse of Epidemiology: Automobile Manufacturers Manufacture a Defense to Asbestos Liability [View Resource]
    • Inconsistent Protocols by California Coroners Leads to Inaccurate Diagnosis of Mesothelioma as Cause of Death [View Resource]
    • European Conference on Asbestos Risks and Management [View Resource]

      Theses and Dissertations

    • Montana public health nurses' perceptions of environmental hazards and health effects [View Resource]
    • Environmentally Attributable Cancers in Washington State, US: Applying Economic Cost Estimates and the Precautionary Principle [View Resource]
    • Gene therapy for mesothelioma: studies of conditionally replicative adenoviruses and measles virus. [View Resource]

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