Latest Mesothelioma and Asbestos Related News

Latest News from our team. Highlighting recent legislation and medical trials and breakthroughs for Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases . . .


Tea used in cancer cell bioimaging has unexpected benefits

By Warren Miller.        Published: 4rd June 2018

They destroyed 80% of the lung cancer cells they were applied to

The Court of Appeal has reset the threshold for asbestos-related cases

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 15th March 2018

The could result in many more mesothelioma victims being entitled to claim compensation

Can Immunotherapy be used to treat Mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 26th January 2018

If so at what cost?

Mesothelioma victims partners to be entitled to bereavement damages

By Warren Miller.        Published: 10th January 2018

Recent Court of Appeal ruling: Cohabiters entitled to bereavement damages

Young woman diagnosed with Asbestos Cancer aged only 23

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 8th January 2018

She is believed to have eaten asbestos as a young girl

Claire's Accessories products found to contain asbestos

By Warren Miller.        Published: 5th January 2018

Indendent lab reportedly confirmed that the make-up contain traces of tremolite asbestos

Broccoli Compound May Enhance Mesothelioma Treatment with Cisplatin

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 25th July 2017

There is evidence that a compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cabbage may enhance the benefits of cancer drugs in the treatment of pleural mesothelioma.

Can Mesothelioma Survival Rates be improved by Chamomile Tea

By Warren Miller.        Published: 25th July 2017

Scientists in Italy have found that a flavonoid found in chamomile tea, parsley and celery may help to improve the odds of surviving mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Diagnosis with a Breath Test

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 20th July 2017

Belgium scientists have recently tested a breath analysis tool that could provide a breakthrough in efforts to diagnose mesothelioma cancer.

Scientists research presence of asbestos in lung tissue over time

By Warren Miller.        Published: 19th July 2017

They found that regardless of the type of asbestos involved, the volume of asbestos fibres in tissue does not decrease over time

Asbestos dangers following the Grenfell Fire Disaster

By Warren Miller.        Published: 17th July 2017

Grenfell Tower flats contained high levels of asbestos. This was released during the recent fire and blew over neighbouring homes

Is Asbestos in our hospitals still a problem

By Warren Miller.        Published: 14th July 2017

Most hospitals in the UK still contain asbestos, including 94% of London hospitals

Assessing the risks of Peritoneal Mesothelioma from drinking water

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 5th January 2017

Recent research on asbestos cement water pipes in Central Italy

Latest Mesothelioma Support News from Uk and Australia

By Warren Miller.        Published: 6th December 2016

Psychological care needs and electronic support for victims of mesothelioma

Australian Study looks at whether Pleural Effusion can Progress Mesothelioma

By Warren Miller.        Published: 2nd December 2016

Most patients will have a build up of fluid in the lung lining from Mesothelioma

2016 Updates in Using Chemotherapy to Treat Malignant Mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 28th November 2016

Investigating 2 Chemotherapy Studies carried out in The US and Japan

Can a compound found in red wine increase mesothelioma survival rate

By Warren Miller.        Published: 25th November 2016

Combining Resveratrol and Cisplatin to fight Mesothelioma

Breast Cancer Drug Trials on Pleural Mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 24rd November 2016

Tamoxifen could be used to treat mesothelioma by modulating the estrogen receptors

The UK Towns most affected by Mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 8th November 2016

Table showing the areas where there are most deaths by Mesothelioma

HSE Statistics of the numbers of asbestos related deaths

By Warren Miller.        Published: 7th November 2016

Deaths from asbestos diseases including mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer and asbestosis

New proposed treatment for malignant pleural meothelioma tumours

By Warren Miller.        Published: 15th April 2016

Trials of combination of Immunotherapy with chemotherapy

Increase in Government Payment from 80% to 100%

By Warren Miller.        Published: 24rd April 2015

However, the award still falls short in certain areas

MPs call for insurance companies to contribute to mesothelioma research fund

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 8th July 2014

Albert Square Manchester sees the release of white doves as a symbol of future hope for mesothelioma victims

Pericardial Mesothelioma - A Rare Cancer of the Heart

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 25th June 2014

A professor suffering from the rare cancer - mesothelioma of the heart - died this month

Union and HSE advice is to stop using World War 2 gas masks in schools

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 22st May 2014

Historical artefacts used in school and museum demonstrations may contain asbestos.

Asbestos contamination - latest news from around the world

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 15th May 2014

Asbestos still poses a risk to workers and the public. Asbestos news from USA, UK, NZ and Australia.

Current UK Clinical Trials for Pleural Mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 14th May 2014

Pleural Mesothelioma is resistant to conventional methods of treatment - new treatments are urgently required

How is a person and their family affected by a diagnosis of an asbestos related disease?

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 30th April 2014

Recent research suggests that asbestos victims and their carers require a strong support network to cope with a mesothelioma diagnosis.

What informed the Mesothelioma Bill allowing victims to claim 80% of the average civil claim?

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 14th March 2014

A summary of the study commissioned by DWP and MoJ into mesothelioma compensation levels

Mesothelioma victims are to receive an average of £8k more in compensation payouts

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 12th March 2014

Payments to mesothelioma victims unable to trace insurers to be increased to 80% of the average civil damages award


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