Mother believes tiles at Haggerston Girls’ School caused cancer

A mother-of-three who believes she was exposed to asbestos as a schoolgirl has been diagnosed with a cancer often related to the toxic substance. Lisa Doughty, who has mesothelioma, was a pupil at Haggerston Girls’ School in Hackney, east London in the 1980s. The 47-year-old said the music desks were often covered in dust, which […]

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Mother believes tiles at Haggerston Girls’ School caused cancer

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