Mesothelioma


Treat mesothelioma: Medical trial opens to treat asbestos-related cancer

According to the Office for National Statistics only 6% of men and 10% of women with mesothelioma live for longer than five years after diagnosis. Read More

Family appeal for answers following asbestos-related death

Tina Handley died aged 64 in August 2018 just over a year after she was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Read More

Charity warns asbestos-related cancers are a ‘public health disaster’

A charity has warned that asbestos-related cancers are a “public health disaster”, after a BBC survey revealed nine out of Read More

New figures reveal 1.4m suffered from work-related ill-health last year

The HSE’s annual injury and ill-health statistics have been revealed. Read More

Annual Global Asbestos Awareness Week April 1-7 2017

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community to help ensure justice for asbestos victims and Read More

Councils settle £10m in school asbestos claims in past decade

Councils in England have paid out at least £10m in compensation to people who developed illnesses because of asbestos in Read More

Friday take five – Asbestos management

As part of SHP's focus on occupational health, Sarah Leake from Southalls explores five key things you need to know about effective asbestos management. Read More

Strengthening a culture of prevention to mitigate asbestos exposure

When I speak with people outside of the health and safety community, they are shocked to hear asbestos is still Read More

International Workers’ Memorial Day: Asbestos struggle continues

By Linda Reinstein, Mesothelioma Widow and Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Cofounder Today, 28 April, we observe International Workers’ Memorial Day to Read More

Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2016

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) continues its worldwide campaign to eliminate asbestos with Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) 1- Read More



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