Inez St. John thought she was in perfect health, until one day in November 2018. “I was at my daughter’s house, and I ran up the stairs, and I couldn’t breathe,” she says. “I thought I had bronchitis, and I asked them to drop me off a medical clinic.” The clinic was in Pell City, … Continued
More than 12,000 people are suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company’s baby powder gave them cancer. Now, the federal government is starting its own investigation.
The medical community may soon have a new resource to help in the fight against mesothelioma: a national patient registry. This year, Congress allocated $1.2 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fund mesothelioma research. The majority of that money will continue to finance the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank, an organization … Continued
Does talcum powder cause cancer? Tens of thousands of patients say yes, but research is still inconclusive.
Mesothelioma Awareness Day is September 26th. It's a day to honor those who have lost their lives, provide patient support and bring attention to the disease.