Over the past several decades, there have been multiple studies that have confirmed that the conditions that railroad workers are forced to work in can cause them to develop cancer. One of the main causes of workers’ cancers is their exposure to asbestos, but there are also cancers that develop because of the silica dust and solvents that are present […]
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New Study Finds Link Between Mesothelioma Risk and Genetics
There has been ongoing research by geneticists and oncologists into the role that genetics may play in the development of mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer, and how this information can help in creating a personalized treatment plan for victims to help prolong their survival rates. One recent study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, has […]