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2014-06-20 23:06:04

Italian researchers say a treatment made from a human protein can help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy for patients fighting malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 A team of cancer doctors says the combination of a lab-created compound based on a human protein and traditional chemotherapy drugs can help shrink mesothelioma tumors better than either treatment alone. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to...

2014-06-19 23:17:53

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as wake up call for individuals who worked in the manufacturing sector between 1969 and 2000, because it indicates asbestos was present in what the Center considers to be a clean workplace. As the Mesothelioma Compensation Center would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466, the “clean” work group mentioned in this study was still vulnerable to asbestos...

2014-06-19 23:09:52

Study Indicates Carboplatin Can Deliver Superior Performance When Compared to Other Chemotherapy Drugs Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A study conducted by a surgical team at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska published April 8, 2014, has shown what researchers believe is the correct chemotherapy drug to use in conjunction with surgery in patients suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. As a result, survival rates...

2014-06-18 23:14:34

In One of the New Articles, it Explains in Great Detail What Clients Who Need to File a Mesothelioma Lawsuit Can Expect from Their Attorneys Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Danziger & De Llano, a mesothelioma law firm with offices in Texas and Florida, has just posted new and helpful articles and videos on its website, USAEP.org. For clients who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, the new information will provide them with helpful and reassuring information about what the lawsuit...

2014-06-18 23:10:37

A new study of more than 14,000 mesothelioma patients finds that women are much more likely to be alive five years after diagnosis than men are. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 New York researchers say women survive malignant pleural mesothelioma three times as often as do their male counterparts. An article on the new study has just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to read it now. Population health experts at North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System...

2014-06-18 08:29:30

Frequently misdiagnosed as pneumonia, the rare cancer in an advanced state leaves family members without knowing how to begin the compensation claims process WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Because mesothelioma is frequently misdiagnosed as pneumonia frequently the victim does not get properly diagnosed until the cancer in an advanced state and the family had no ability to begin the compensation claims process, or do any type of...

2014-06-16 23:12:58

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center tackles a side to mesothelioma never previously discussed by sharing a recent ACS article titled, “Nearing the End of Life.” The group is urging family members of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to read the article and then call them at 866-714-6466 not only for instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys, but as importantly for information on how a family should deal with this rare, and lethal form of cancer....

2014-06-16 23:07:45

Ophthalmic plastic surgeons at a New York hospital have successfully treated chemotherapy-related eyelid swelling with surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 A new report details the successful treatment of a drug side effect in a woman on the popular mesothelioma medication, pemetrexed (brand name Alimta). The report has just been published on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to read it now. Researchers in the departments of ophthalmology, oncology, and plastic surgery...

2014-06-12 23:08:51

A new study suggests that platinum-based carboplatin reduces hospital stays and produces better outcomes for peritoneal mesothelioma patients than another popular drug. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Researchers studying the peritoneal mesothelioma treatment approach that combines cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with a wash of heated chemotherapy (HIPEC) have concluded that one drug appears to work better than another for this purpose. Click here to read the details of the article just...

2014-06-11 08:30:14

Immunotherapy treatment, which has potential for long-term improvement with mesothelioma patients, is among the most promising breakthroughs over the last year. LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international roster of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) experts came together on Saturday, May 7, in Santa Monica, Calif., to discuss the latest research findings on this rare asbestos-related cancer. The symposium, which was hosted by UCLA and the Pacific Heart, Lung and...


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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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