asbestos exposure

Contaminated clothing disposal — NYC steam pipe explosion

As many in our community are aware, last Thursday, July 19, there was a steam pipe explosion in Manhattan’s Flatiron district. While clean-up operations are still underway in the area, test results have positively confirmed the presence of asbestos in the resulting debris, and the New York City fire department has evacuated 49 affected buildings. […]

Treating and Preventing a Cancer that Many are at Risk For But Few Know About

Anyone who has ever done any DIY-style home renovations and construction on a home built before the 80s may be at risk for mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma is a cancer usually associated with asbestos exposure. It is most often found in the lining of the lung or abdomen, and sometimes other organs as well.
It is a common misconception […]

Meso Foundation’s Statement Regarding CDC Report Announcing Mesothelioma Deaths on the Rise

In light of the newly released report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the increase in mortality and morbidity of mesothelioma patients, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation),  the only nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma and the suffering caused by this cancer, has released a statement emphasizing the need […]