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Tiny Golden Bullets Could Help Tackle Asbestos-Related Cancers

Gold nanotubes — tiny hollow cylinders one thousandth the width of a human hair — could be used to treat mesothelioma, a type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, according to a team of researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Leeds. As reported in Science Daily, a study published in October, researchers demonstrated Read More

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Multiple States Attorneys General Join Advocacy Groups in EPA Lawsuit

Since the 1970s, mesothelioma groups have urged the EPA to ban asbestos, citing the link between the substance and malignant mesothelioma and other illnesses. Still, the agency has not banned its use. Now Attorneys General from multiple states have joined forces with asbestos advocacy groups to sue the agency in federal court. The argument centers Read More

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Vietnam War Veterans At Heightened Risk for Mesothelioma

US military veterans who served during the Vietnam War were most likely exposed to asbestos, which was in widespread use in the military in ships, bunkers, planes and wiring in buildings. This puts these veterans in a higher risk category to contract mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers. Navy veterans are at an even higher risk Read More

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