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Wethersfield High School Gets Additional Asbestos Removal Funds Approved

Wethersfield High School in Connecticut recently received additional funds to remove asbestos in its pool. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Asbestos Work Displaces 300 Students from Falmouth Schools

Up to two buildings will be needed to house 304 students in Falmouth, Mass., who have been displaced due to asbestos abatement work in their school.

Epizyme Testing New Mesothelioma Treatment with Phase Two Clinical Trial

Biopharmaceutical company Epizyme, Inc. is starting a new phase two clinical trial using tazemetostat as a treatment for mesothelioma cancer.

Senate Press Gallery Declared Safe After Asbestos Concern

Asbestos concerns caused the Senate press gallery and nearby rooms in the U.S. Capitol to be cleared, but tests have declared the air safe now.

FDA Approves Keytruda For A New Type of Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the drug Keytruda for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

Flood Victims Displaced For Months During Clean Up And Asbestos Testing

Flood victims who live on Umi Street in Honolulu, Hawaii, will be displaced for two more months while cleanup and asbestos tests are conducted.

Coventry Building Burns, Causing Asbestos Exposure to Firefighters

An industrial building in Coventry burned down last week, causing dozens of firefighters to be exposed to asbestos.

Mesothelioma Cases Continue To Rise In Iceland Despite Asbestos Ban

New research shows mesothelioma cases continue to rise in Iceland despite the country's 1982 ban on asbestos.

Mesothelioma and Asbestos Claims Hit Hartford Financial Company Hard

Hartford Connecticut Financial Company's profits dropped drastically in Q2 due to an asbestos and mesothelioma cases in its property and casualty business.

Florida DEP Cites Maverick Company For Possible Asbestos Violations

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has cited Maverick Demolition Company for asbestos violations related to the John Sunday House.

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August 30, 2016

Cancer Moonshot Infographic: How the Moonshot Helps Mesothelioma Patients

“The Cancer Moonshot Initiative is continuing to move along, and it’s gaining more and more attention from those outside of the community. In fact, one of the presidential candidates even mentioned it in a stump speech, acknowledging the importance of the program while promising to keep it going.”