asbestos

Asbestos and Asbestos Diseases

There are many hazardous materials, but asbestos is especially notorious because the asbestos companies knew about its dangers and continued to use it for decades.

Asbestos is a known carcinogen and contrary to popular belief, has not been banned. It is still used today, and many old buildings and industrial products include asbestos.

There are many hazardous materials, but asbestos is especially notorious because the asbestos companies knew about its dangers and continued to use it for decades. Mined at several locations in North America, asbestos was valued for its durability and fire resistance. It was employed in drywall, floor …

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Cancer Prevention

Making cancer screening, information, and referral services available and accessible to all Americans can reduce cancer incidence and deaths.

What Is Cancer?
Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. Cancer is not just one disease, but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. For more information, visit the National Cancer Institute’s What Is Cancer?

How Can Cancer Be Prevented?
The number of new cancer cases can …

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