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2014-08-26 23:15:05

The Mesothelioma Victims Center believes one of the biggest issues facing individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma is that without an annual checkup it is very difficult to detect this very rare form of cancer, which is why the group is advocating victims have a yearly x-ray performed by a skilled radiologist if they had heavy exposure to asbestos decades ago. The Center believes a recent news announcement about biomarkers could be the kind of breakthrough that might allow for earlier...

2014-07-23 23:08:15

A curcumin analog and a drug normally used to prevent rejection of organ transplants may make mesothelioma cells more susceptible to chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Researchers in Turkey say a compound called EF24, which is chemically similar to the yellow pigment in the spice turmeric, and an immunosuppressor called RAD001 helped scientists destroy mesothelioma cells in the lab. To read the full story on Surviving Mesothelioma, click here now. Scientists at Gazi...

2014-07-21 23:11:10

Every week the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a phone call from a family member who suspected their loved one had mesothelioma but was never actually diagnosed, and as a result there was no compensation. If an individual had exposure to asbestos at work decades ago, the Center is urging the individual to tell their primary care physician so that annual medical tests can be done to check for tumors or masses in the lining of the lungs. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-02 23:04:06

Differentiation Between Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and Non-Cancerous Conditions Can Help Enhance Chances for Survival DALLAS (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics has published a study that could be a significant help in correctly diagnosing malignant pleural mesothelioma. The disease can be extremely difficult to distinguish from reactive mesothelial proliferations, a common issue that is non-cancerous. By being able to accurately differentiate between the two...

2014-06-27 23:06:32

Researchers have pinpointed four key biomarkers they say could lead to earlier and more accurate diagnosis of pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Scientists at Copenhagen University in Denmark say tiny cell components called microRNAs could help doctors distinguish malignant pleural mesothelioma from non-cancerous conditions and start treatment earlier. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on this important discovery. Click here to read it now. Researchers...

2014-06-23 23:08:30

Mesothelioma researchers say a chemical found in the skin of red grapes is an even more powerful cancer-fighter when combined with a drug normally used to treat leukemia. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reacting to news that scientists in Korea have found a mesothelioma-fighting benefit to combining the red wine phenol resveratrol with a drug called clofarabine. Details on the discovery have just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to...

2014-06-04 23:15:40

New Peritoneal Mesothelioma Litigation Services for Shrader & Associates, LLP Clients Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 For decades SHRADER & ASSOCIATES, L.L.P. has been one of the country's foremost law firms specializing in mesothelioma, a rare yet lethal type of cancer that affects the protective lining of locations for many of the body's organs. Recently it announced new litigation services for clients suffering from one of the most common variants of the disease:...

2014-05-21 23:12:17

New Resources and Options for Mesothelioma Treatment from Shrader & Associates, LLP Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 With exposure to a material commonly used for building houses, people are at risk of developing mesothelioma, one of the rarest yet deadliest and most aggressive cancers in existence. To help people learn more about this disease, in addition to providing legal recourse, Shrader & Associates, LLP—a law firm that has offices in Houston, Texas and Glen Carbon,...

2014-05-15 23:09:24

Chinese researchers say the synthetic molecules used to make electronics and optics can behave like asbestos in the lungs of rats, raising their chances of developing mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The cancer typically associated with asbestos exposure may also eventually be found to be caused by synthetic particles called multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on some disturbing new research. Click here to read it. Scientists at...

2014-04-29 23:17:23

Law Firm Endorses Baylor College of Medicine's New Treatment Center Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Malignant mesothelioma, a type of cancer that affects the protective lining of several body cavities, is linked to exposure to asbestos. And pleural mesothelioma is the most common form of this very rare but very lethal disease. Recognizing this, Shrader & Associates, LLP, just announced new resources for compensation regarding this particular variant of mesothelioma. Although...


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