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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...

2014-04-29 16:32:05

The Newly-Posted Articles Help to Educate People about the Causes of Mesothelioma, as well as When People Should Contact an Attorney for Help CLEVELAND, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mesothelioma attorney firm Simon, Greenstone, Panatier and Bartlett (SGPB) have just posted new articles to their website that provide in-depth and helpful information and advice about mesothelioma. For example, one of the new articles, www.cleveland5justice.org/mesothelioma-lawyer/, explains why...

2014-04-29 08:35:53

Presentation at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery 94th Annual Meeting TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences Inc. announced that data from two validation studies of its DecisionDx-Mesothelioma molecular test were presented at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery 94(th) Annual Meeting. According to the data, the test accurately predicted survival in metastatic pleural mesothelioma (MPM) patients based on the gene expression profile signature...

2014-04-25 23:03:58

Italian scientists say siblings who work together around asbestos are also more likely to get sick together with mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 A new study of groups or “clusters” of mesothelioma cases in Italy finds that the disease can run in families, especially those with a common history of asbestos exposure. An article about the new study has just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website and can be read by clicking here. Scientists with Sapienza...

2014-04-24 23:10:58

The latest study to compare the two major surgical approaches to mesothelioma says the more radical approach is “an independent predictor” for complications and even death. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Thoracic surgeons and biostatisticians from some of the country’s top research centers say extrapleural pneumonectomy, the most invasive surgical treatment for pleural mesothelioma, is more likely to cause serious problems for patients. Click here to read the story, which has just been...

2014-04-24 23:02:54

American Lung Association in Washington & Aljoya Thornton Place Hold Respiratory Rally to Educate Residents, Friends & Neighbors about Caring for Those with Respiratory Challenges. Seattle (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Respiratory conditions are so common and wide reaching that nearly all of us are affected by one or more in our lifetime. As with many conditions, seniors and children are especially vulnerable to respiratory illness. On Saturday, May 3rd from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., the...

2014-04-23 08:32:28

LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7, 2014 global experts on malignant pleural mesothelioma will convene in Santa Monica, CA at the 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer that results from exposure to asbestos and commonly affects the pleura - the lining of the chest. The event is co-hosted by UCLA and the Pacific Meso Center (PMC), a division of the Pacific Heart, Lung and Blood Institute...


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