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Treatments for mesothelioma continue to evolve

The medical community continues to struggle to find a way to cure asbestos-related illnesses. In many cases, doctors can only make patients here in Georgia and elsewhere suffering from these conditions, including mesothelioma, comfortable. There may not yet be a cure for the rare and life-threatening disease, but many treatments may help with the condition and stop its progression if even for a short time.

Does talcum powder have asbestos in it?

At a trial held in St. Louis, MO in July of 2018, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay twenty two women over four billion dollars in damages after they developed ovarian cancer. The jury found their cancer was caused by talcum powder in products such as Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. A similar verdict was reached in a California court last year. 

The search for a cure for mesothelioma continues

Asbestos has not been as widely used in the past few decades as it had been prior to the 1980s, but that has not stopped this naturally occurring mineral from continuing to affect the lives of people here in Georgia and elsewhere in the country. Instances of mesothelioma continue to occur, which increases the incubation period of the disease to up to 40 years after exposure. Saying that, you might assume this means that only older individuals suffer from the condition, but that is not necessarily the case. Making matters worse is the fact that no cure exists.

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