Asbestos Removal

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The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Ultima Vez Modificado: 7 de mayo del 2013

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How do you find a contractor who is trained in asbestos removal? Is there a way to detect if the asbestos in ones home is not contained?

Answer

Keith Cengel, MD, Radiation Oncologist at Penn Medicine, responds:

This is a complex issue. There is an extensive EPA website with answers and helpful tips for asbestos detection, removal and containment issues.

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Focus on Mesothelioma transcript.

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Biomarker Can Help Identify Pleural Mesothelioma

Oct 11, 2012 - Fibulin-3 levels in plasma and lung fluids can discriminate patients with mesothelioma from others with asbestos exposure or those whose lung effusions are unrelated to mesothelioma, according to a study published in the Oct. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.



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