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Tim Povtak
Works at The Mesothelioma Center
Attended Ohio University
Lives in Orlando, FL
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Emerging environmental asbestos issue in Southern Nevada could spell problems for Las Vegas tourism.
New study shows an unusual number of mesothelioma cases among women and younger residents in southern Nevada may be linked to naturally occurring asbestos.
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Top young surgeon offers hope to peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Pittsburgh.
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Mesothelioma specialist and thoracic surgeon Jacques Fontaine offers hope at Moffitt Cancer Cancer in Tampa
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New drug in clinical trial could help mesothelioma patients with shortness of breath.
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Thank goodness!
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Genetic mutation could be Mesothelioma treatment breakthrough
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Dallas gets mesothelioma specialist David Mason to build thoracic surgery program at Baylor University Medical Center.
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This is excellent news!
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Dr. Sugarbaker building loyalty with mesothelioma patients in Texas
Two mesothelioma survivors spoke at Baylor College of Medicine President's Circle, endorsing Dr. David Sugarbaker and the goals of the Lung Institute.
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Cannabis oil extending survival time for mesothelioma cancer survivors. 
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Mesothelioma patients in Pittsburgh fortunate that Dr. Rodney Landreneau returned.
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Clinical Trial participants like Jack Riordan are the real heroes in the horror of pleural mesothelioma cancer.
Mesothelioma survivor Jack Riordan participates in an immunotherapy antibody clinical trial because he hopes it will one day provide a cure to the cancer.
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Cannabis Oil working wonders for pleural mesothelioma patient in Southern California.
After Andy Ashcraft's mesothelioma clinical trial drug stopped working, he turned to cannabis oil. The 68-year-old credits the treatment to his survival.
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An amazing story. Every mesothelioma patient should be given the chance of taking cannabis oil. 
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Study at Brigham and Women's Hospital shows patients still benefit from major mesothelioma surgery.
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Tim has been writing about people and places, covering events, for more than 30 years. Before joining the Mesothelioma Center, he worked with the Orlando Sentinel Newspaper, and then with AOL. 
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Great experience at Tire Kingdom. John the boss seems like a really good guy, always helpful and courteous and explains everything. Highly recommend going to tire kingdom in Longwood. Just wish they had free donuts and a the local newspaper to read when I'm there.
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