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2014-05-08 23:09:27

New published studies from around the world indicate that different protein biomarkers can play different roles in the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Blood tests for certain kind of proteins have the potential to improve the diagnosis and treatment of pleural mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article detailing several important new studies on these biomarkers. Click here to read it. In one of...

2014-05-06 23:10:13

Dutch doctors say the elevated mesothelioma risk in smokers makes safe handling even more critical. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Two lung cancer experts from a cancer center in Amsterdam say a study of Dutch construction workers proves why safe asbestos handling laws are so important. An article on their insights has just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to read it. Pulmonologists Dr. Paul Baas and Dr. JA Burgers of the AVL/NKI Cancer Center analyzed a...

2014-05-06 23:09:08

On May 14, 2014, at 8 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be holding a new installment of its “Meet the Mesothelioma Experts” series featuring Dr. Evan Alley of the University of Pennsylvania, who will discuss his new clinical trial available to pleural mesothelioma patients. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 On May 14, 2014, at 8 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be holding a new installment of its “Meet the...

2014-05-01 23:10:17

A team of Italian doctors say women, people with epithelial mesothelioma, and those who have chemotherapy before surgery will reap the most benefit from lung-removing surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 A new study of more than 500 mesothelioma patients at nine Italian medical centers finds that certain characteristics can help define who is likely to benefit from the most radical type of surgery. The full story has just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website and can be...

2014-04-30 23:01:13

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge service. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge...

2014-04-30 23:01:12

Today, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced its release of a booklet about clinical trials specific to mesothelioma. The booklet is available, starting immediately, on the Foundation’s website, or in print, by request. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced the release of its booklet about mesothelioma clinical trials. The booklet explains clinical trials specifically...

2014-04-30 16:31:29

The Law Firm Helps Victims Receive Financial Aid for Treatment and Medical Expenses and Refers Them to Some of the Top Mesothelioma Doctors in the Industry HOUSTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Danziger & De Llano, LLP, a law firm that has years of experience in receiving justice for injured victims, recently announced its decision to offer its services to individuals affected by asbestos injuries. The law firm's helpful website explains all of its services, including...

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...

2014-04-29 23:12:38

Researchers say evaluating a mesothelioma patient’s genetic makeup can help predict how well they will respond to chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Scientists at two London hospitals have found that identifiable genetic variations could be used to tailor treatment planning in people with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a new article on the findings. Click here to read it. Cancer and genetic researchers from laboratories at Guy’s...

2014-04-29 23:11:15

This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation unveiled its newest support program, MesoConnect, aimed at helping mesothelioma patients and their families combat isolation by connecting them with peers who have already been through a similar experience. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) unveiled its newest support program, Meso-Connect, a peer-to-peer support system, aimed at helping mesothelioma...


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