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2014-06-25 23:09:30

A nine-year study suggests that mesothelioma patients with excess lung fluid have fewer complications with traditional talc pleurodesis than with video-guided surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 UK researchers studying a procedure called Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Partial Pleurectomy (VAT-PP) say the traditional, less invasive approach for treating pleural effusions has several advantages for mesothelioma patients. An article on the new findings has just been posted on the...

2014-06-25 08:31:59

The Mesothelioma Victims Center urges family members of US Navy victims of mesothelioma to contact them before hiring an attorney in order to receive better compensation WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "The biggest mistake we see diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members make is they hire a unqualified personal injury attorney with the net result the victim, or the family end ups getting shortchanged out of hundreds of...

2014-06-24 23:15:34

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is pointing to a recent CDC study on latency periods for mesothelioma in workers who were exposed to asbestos between the 1960 and 2000 as a very good reason why these types of people should get annual check-ups that include an x-ray exam. Diagnosed victims of mesothelioma that were exposed to asbestos many decades ago can reach out to the Mesothelioma Compensation Center for an unsurpassed service from professionals with first-hand experience...

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...

2014-06-20 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...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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