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Asbestos Was Used as Fake Snow and Christmas Tree Decorations

A white Christmas may fill you with happy memories and warm family moments. So might the classic film The Wizard of Oz. However, before the dangers of asbestos were well known, both of these had one concerning thing in common: asbestos was used as a substitute for snow. Fake snow ...

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Should mesothelioma patients get the COVID-19 vaccine booster?

2021-09-09T21:10:11-04:00September 9th, 2021|Community Support, Mesothelioma|

When dealing with malignant mesothelioma it is important to take care of your health and wellbeing both physically and emotionally. As we all know the past year and a half we have been dealing with the COVID-19 virus and disruptions to our health and lives. Progress has been made with ...

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8 Famous People Who Died From Workplace Asbestos Exposure

2021-11-05T09:51:54-04:00August 30th, 2021|Mesothelioma|

If you’re operating under the assumption that mesothelioma and other workplace asbestos-related diseases only strike blue-collar workers, think again. Read on to learn about a few of the countless famous people who died from asbestos exposure. How Many People Die From Asbestos Related Diseases Each Year? A 2018 ...

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Belluck & Fox Secures Justice for 30-Year-Old Mesothelioma Client

2021-04-27T14:55:10-04:00April 27th, 2021|Mesothelioma|

On April 14, 2021, Belluck & Fox, LLP began jury selection in Saratoga County, New York, for the first mesothelioma case to go to trial in New York since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Client Matthew Gautheir was in his 30s and had a developmental disability. His father worked ...

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Joseph Belluck Interviewed for Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation Livestream

2021-04-23T10:22:56-04:00January 27th, 2021|Asbestos, Mesothelioma|

On January 27, Joe Belluck spoke with R. Taylor Ripley in the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation's Meet the Mesothelioma Experts: Legal Edition livestream. Continue reading

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68-Year-Old Man Diagnosed with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in Conjunction with Metastatic Malignant Mesothelioma in the Form of a Tongue Lesion

2021-03-03T17:08:04-05:00January 13th, 2021|Mesothelioma|

Although cases of tongue metastasis are rare, researchers recently found a case wherein a 68-year-old Chinese man was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in conjunction with a tongue lesion that was discovered to be a rare form of metastatic malignant mesothelioma. Continue reading

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FDA Approves Opdivo and Yervoy as First New Treatment for Mesothelioma in 16 Years

2020-10-12T19:31:49-04:00October 12th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

by Eleanor Ericson, RN The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for the rare disease malignant pleural mesothelioma. The new treatment is two immunotherapy drugs working together as first line therapy to treat patients that are not surgical candidates. This is the first new drug therapy approved ...

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Two Years Later: Remembering Dr. David Sugarbaker

2020-09-17T20:13:35-04:00September 17th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

by Eleanor Ericson, RN and Lisa Hyde-Barrett, RN In life there are many people that you come in contact with and a few that leave a lasting impression on you. Whether personally or professionally, these influencers can guide your life’s journey in ways that you never planned. Wherever you encounter ...

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News Release: Belluck & Fox LLP Begins First Asbestos Trial Since COVID-19 in St. Lawrence County

2020-10-09T16:05:07-04:00September 11th, 2020|Asbestos, Mesothelioma, News, Our Firm|

New York (September 11, 2020) — Belluck & Fox LLP, New York’s leading mesothelioma, lung cancer, and personal injury law firm will be starting the first asbestos trial since COVID-19, beginning on Monday, September 14, 2020 in St. Lawrence County, New York. This will be the first asbestos case tried ...

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Like Mesothelioma, There Is No Magic Bullet for COVID-19

2020-06-14T20:01:26-04:00June 14th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

The dream of curing any disease has always been a magic bullet. Take one of these and you will be cured. We are used to things being done instantly. Unfortunately, dreams don’t always  come true. Diseases are more complex than that. Science has a process and it takes time. COVID-19 ...

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