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  • Top 5 Cancer Stories of 2012

    2012 Cancer Stories As the year of 2012 comes to an end, we wanted to look back at some of the biggest headlines from this memorable year. Some of these stories made us cry, some made us angry, and some showed us the […]

      Bladder Cancer Caused by Type II Diabetes Drug

      Timothy and Peggy Ann Plaugher thought that Actos would help Timothy with his type 2 diabetes; now they are suing Takeda Pharmaceuticals for Timothy’s bladder cancer. Actos (Pioglitazone) is a drug that, along with diet, exercise and other medications, can […]

      The Anatomy of an Asbestos Lawsuit

      Asbestos was a popular mineral because of its affordability and many commercial applications. The minerals are able to absorb well, it is strong and is resistant to fire, heat and electricity. While these qualities made Asbestos popular for building and […]

      Joe Paterno Loses Battle with Lung Cancer

      Joe Paterno dies of Lung Cancer Legendary college football coach Joseph Vincent Paterno lost his battle with lung cancer on January 22, 2012. He held the record for the most victories by an NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) football coach with 409 wins. Former […]