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2014-10-31 23:08:25

Scientists say a subset of patients with epithelioid mesothelioma – the type of that is usually most responsive to treatment – may face as big a challenge as those with biphasic or sarcomatoid. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Doctors in Croatia say not all types of epithelioid mesothelioma respond to treatment in the same way. Their study of microscopic (histological) differences in mesothelioma subtypes is the subject of a newly posted article on the Surviving Mesothelioma...

2014-10-31 23:04:18

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is optimistic about results reported by AduroBioTech, Inc. of their Phase 1b clinical trial of CRs-207, a novel immunotherapy agent. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The interim results, which were reported during the International Mesothelioma Interest Group’s meeting last week by Raffit Hassan, MD, a researcher at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and former chair of the Meso Foundation’s Science Advisory Board, were promising....

2014-10-30 23:01:30

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) congratulates former Science Advisory Board member and researcher at the National Cancer Institute, Raffit Hassan, MD, for receiving the prestigious Wagner Medal at the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) meeting last week. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation congratulates Dr. Raffit Hassan of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on receiving the prestigious Wagner...

2014-10-30 23:00:33

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced today that Melissa Culligan, RN, BSN, MS, a thoracic surgery nurse with extensive mesothelioma experience, has joined the organization’s Board of Directors. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced that starting on October 24, Melissa Culligan, RN, BSN, MS, a thoracic surgery nurse with extensive mesothelioma experience, has joined its Board of Directors. Ms....

2014-10-29 23:14:03

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to a recent EPA announcement about a contaminated subdivision that was formerly located on a US Army base as a good reason for Veterans who were exposed to asbestos while serving in the US Armed Forces to call 866-714-6466, if they have now developed a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma. There can be extremely significant compensation settlements for these types of individuals, and as the Center would like to explain, it is of the...

2014-10-27 23:00:55

A report released by the Spanish Ministry of Health finds that mesothelioma is “grossly under-recognized” in Spain. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Researchers in Spain say many workers who contract mesothelioma after on-the-job asbestos exposure are not getting the recognition and compensation to which they are entitled. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Healthcare researchers at Spain’s Ministry of Health and...

2014-10-25 23:01:49

Japanese doctors say they may have found a way around the toxicity problem of standard drug treatment for mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 Mesothelioma researchers are reporting extended survival in a mesothelioma patient who continued to receive pemetrexed (Alimta), after his combination drug therapy became too toxic. Click here to read the full story, just posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. A new case study from Uji Tokushukai Medical Center in Japan...

2014-10-24 08:26:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center believes that individuals who were exposed to asbestos at a chemical manufacturing facility could qualify for a compensation settlement that exceeds one million dollars, but it is incredibly vital they have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers for the best possible compensation results. For more information, diagnosed victims or their family members are urged to contact the...

2014-10-21 23:08:02

Australian researchers say some tiny tumors that arise along the path of a pleural catheter in mesothelioma patients may be benign. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A new published report suggests that cancer doctors should hold off on treating catheter pathway tumors with radiation until they have first confirmed that they are malignant. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted the details on its website. Click here to read it now. Doctors at the University of Western Australia are...

2014-10-21 23:01:58

Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, is a presenter and chair of the nursing panel at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), will be chairing the nursing panel and will be presenting two talks at the 12th...


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