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Smoking Raises Asbestos Workers' Cancer Risk, Study Says

Smokers exposed to asbestos who also have the lung condition asbestosis have a significantly raised risk of developing lung cancer, according to a new study. Quitting smoking after long-term asbestos exposure, however, can dramatically reduce the odds of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 12, 2013 14:01

Asbestos exposure, asbestosis, and smoking combined greatly increase lung cancer risk

The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of developing lung cancer after lon
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 12, 2013 04:21

Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges Non Smokers To Call Them If They Now Have Lung Cancer And Were Exposed To Asbestos On The Job-Possible Major Compensation

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "We are urging non smokers, who were exposed to heavy levels of asbestos decades ago, and now have been diagnosed with lung cancer to call us about possibly significant financial compensation." For more infor
PR Web
added Feb 10, 2013 21:02

[Canada] BOISVERT: La responsabilité morale des avocats

The moral responsibility of lawyers
Cyberpresse (ca)
added Apr 2, 2012 00:00

History of Heavy Smoking May Be No Bar to Asbestos Lung-Cancer Victims Receiving Compensation, Newest Settlement Shows – Weitz & Luxenberg

Smoker, non-smoker. It doesn’t matter. A favorable outcome for the plaintiff can be achieved.
PR Web
added Mar 28, 2012 00:00

[Canada] Canadian asbestos poses a health risk in Vietnam

WikiLeaks cable says health and safety standards inadequate to protect Vietnamese workers
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 2, 2012 00:00
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February Reminds Us About Prevention of Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma

National Cancer Prevention Month Reminds to Avoid Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Risk Factors
added Feb 11, 2012 00:00

[Canada] Canadian Council for Tobacco Control holds National Non-Smoking Week

Daily Commercial News Online (Reed Construction Data) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2012 00:00
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As Lung Cancer Awareness Month Closes, NY Mesothelioma Attorney Calls For More Funding To Combat Asbestos-Related Diseases

Attorney Joseph W. Belluck of New York’s Belluck & Fox, LLP, says that medical research is the key to improving treatment options and survival rate for asbestos victims.
PR Web
added Dec 4, 2011 00:00

Baron and Budd Warns About Lung Cancer Caused by Asbestos Exposure

How Do You Know If Your Lung Cancer Was Caused By Asbestos?
Business Wire
added Nov 22, 2011 00:00
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