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Newry Town Hall Lit up for Action Mesothelioma Day

Chairperson Councillor Michael Savage has lit up Newry Town Hall and Down Leisure Centre blue this evening to mark ‘Action Mesothelioma Day’. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that deserves more attention.

The Chairperson said “It is import to highlight the Meso campaign and make people aware of this type of cancer that is entirely preventable. Over 2,700 people per year are diagnosed with mesothelioma, the majority die within six months of diagnosis, 60% die within a year and fewer than 10% of people with mesothelioma survive beyond 3 years in the UK”. Action Meso 

#ActionMeso

#GoBlueForMeso

#AMD22

#mesothelioma

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