Breakthrough In Treatment of Mesothelioma 

Breakthrough In Treatment of Mesothelioma 

Scientists have hailed a new drug developed to treat asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma as the most significant breakthrough in the fight against the disease in two decades.  The drug, ADI-PEG20 (pegargiminase), was tested alongside chemotherapy in an...
Parliamentary Debate on Asbestos in Workplace

Parliamentary Debate on Asbestos in Workplace

The recent parliamentary debate on Asbestos in Workplaces – held on 8 April 2023 in Westminster Hall – was a significant step towards addressing the ongoing risks of asbestos in public buildings. During the debate, the need for a central register of all...
Research into the causes of mesothelioma

Research into the causes of mesothelioma

The UK continues to be at the forefront globally of innovation in medical research and clinical trials for the development of new treatments and medicines for cancer patients. Clinical research and medical trials are a vital part of the cancer treatment development...
Is Asbestos Still Used Today?

Is Asbestos Still Used Today?

The importation, supply and use of asbestos has been banned in the UK since 1999. However, before it was banned, asbestos was widely used by various industries and in many products, including insulation material for residential and commercial buildings. Workers in...