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Can former workers in Woking and Walton-on-Thames help a victim of asbestos?

9th Apr 19 12:04 PM

A man diagnosed with a crippling lung disease caused by past exposure to asbestos dust and fibres needs help from former staff at G Duder Gray Limited, in Woking, and Laconite Limited in Walton on Thames. Ken King was diagnosed with the lung disease asbestosis in 2016 after more than...

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Can Burnley’s retired workers help an asbestos cancer sufferer?

25th Mar 19 2:59 PM

A grandmother of five is asking for help from Burnley’s retired workforce after she was diagnosed with a terminal lung cancer caused by past exposure to asbestos dust and fibres. Elizabeth Black, aged 70, has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a form of terminal lung cancer caused by breathing in asbestos....

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Symptoms of a pleural effusion – Infographic

22nd Mar 19 9:10 AM

A pleural effusion is a build-up of an unusual amount fluid between the linings of the lungs and the rib-cage. The thin membrane that lines the surface of your lungs and the inside of your chest is called the pleura. Normally there is a small amount of fluid within this...

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What causes asbestos-related lung cancer?

22nd Mar 19 8:15 AM

Lung cancer is predominantly thought to be caused by smoking. Asbestos, which was commonly used in many industrial and household products is also known to be a cause for the development of lung cancer. When a person inhales asbestos fibres, some of those fibres can get lodged in lung tissue...

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What are the symptoms of pleural plaques?

20th Mar 19 7:50 AM

Pleural plaques are the most common sign of past exposure to asbestos. They are areas of slight fibrous thickening on the pleura – the lining of the lungs and rib cage. The disease usually develops 20 to 30 years after exposure to, and the inhalation of, asbestos dust and fibres....

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