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Posts tagged "secondary exposure"

Women at risk for mesothelioma from second-hand exposure

A report from Ireland discussing mesothelioma cancer in woman, points out the global reach of this disease. The most disturbing finding of the study from the National Cancer Registry, was that wives of men who worked in asbestos-using industries are at risk for developing mesothelioma. They found 90 percent of...

Secondary Exposure Can Lead to Mesothelioma for Women

Although men are much more likely to be diagnosed with mesothelioma than women, studies show that women have also been victim to this dangerous disease. It is more common for men to develop mesothelioma, as they more frequently have been employed in positions with exposure to asbestos. Despite the irregularity...