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How is mesothelioma diagnosed?

How is mesothelioma diagnosed?

31st Mar 20 10:00 AM

Catching mesothelioma early can provide a better chance of being able to receive life-extending cancer treatments, as well as improved survival rates. Mesothelioma, a cancer caused predominantly by exposure to asbestos dust and fibres, will cause more than 53,000 deaths in the UK between the years 2013 and 2037. According...

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Coronavirus - What should people with an asbestos lung disease do?

Coronavirus – What should people with an asbestos lung disease do?

23rd Mar 20 8:00 AM

We're updating this page regularly with advice from the NHS and the Government about coronavirus and COVID-19 as it becomes available. Last updated: 24/03/2020 If you live with an asbestos-related lung disease or another long-term lung condition, you will know it is good to avoid getting a virus, and you...

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What is diffuse pleural thickening?

What is diffuse pleural thickening?

17th Mar 20 8:00 AM

Asbestos diseases take many years to develop after initial exposure to asbestos dust and fibres. Diffuse pleural thickening is one such condition. Diffuse pleural thickening is extensive and widespread calcification (the ‘thickening’) of your lungs. If found across both lungs, it is known as ‘bilateral’ diffuse pleural thickening. What is...

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Can I claim for asbestos exposure?

17th Mar 20 8:00 AM

Asbestos – a naturally occurring fibrous mineral – was used extensively in industry and construction throughout the 20th century across the United Kingdom until it was banned in 1999. Exposure to asbestos puts you at more risk of developing an asbestos-related disease later in life. Anyone exposed to asbestos at...

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Asbestos witness appeal David Wilkinson Irlam

Asbestos victim appeals for help from Irlam’s former steelworkers

16th Mar 20 8:00 AM

After being told he has a crippling asbestos-related lung disease a former Irlam steelworker is asking ex-colleagues from the Lancashire Steel Corporation and the British Steel Corporation for help. David Wilkinson, from Irlam, has been diagnosed with diffuse pleural thickening, a serious lung condition caused by exposure to asbestos dust...

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