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Mesothelioma Awareness Day

26th Sep 17 12:16 PM

The UK has the world’s highest rate of mesothelioma, with more than 2,500 people diagnosed with the condition each year – and this number is increasing. Mesothelioma Awareness Day is a day for people across many different professions to try and raise awareness of this life-changing condition and the people...

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Nivolumab, a life-extending immunotherapy drug used for lung cancers, approved for NHS use

21st Sep 17 2:29 PM

Nivolumab, a life-extending immunotherapy drug, will be made immediately available to NHS patients across England suffering from certain lung cancers, which may include some mesothelioma sufferers. There have been repeated calls by campaigners for access to the immunotherapy drug, which can add months to life expectancy. The drug was previously...

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What do I tell my GP if I am worried about asbestos exposure?

15th Sep 17 11:56 AM

Whilst your GP will always be willing to note your exposure to asbestos, this information will not be of particular concern unless you are also displaying symptoms associated with asbestos related conditions. Many people who have been exposed to asbestos will not go on to develop an asbestos related disease....

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What will an experienced mesothelioma lawyer do?

17th Aug 17 5:30 PM

It is important that if you or a family member is diagnosed with mesothelioma that you seek the help and support of an experienced asbestos lawyer. The law relating to mesothelioma compensation claims is very complicated. There have been more legal decisions in recent year in asbestos litigation than any...

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The risks and consequences of illegal removal of asbestos

14th Aug 17 10:24 AM

The removal of asbestos from buildings by anyone other than specialists is not only unlawful, but also poses an extreme health risk. It is therefore important that awareness is raised to the reality of consequences when contractors fail in their safeguarding duties. Asbestos in any form of work environment is...

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