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2014-09-15 23:08:09

The results of a new Italian study suggest that it can take decades for an asbestos ban to have a major impact on the incidence of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Researchers in Italy say the asbestos ban instituted by the country in 1992 has yet to have an observable impact on the number of people developing mesothelioma. Click here to read a new article on the research on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Scientists with the Local Health...

2014-09-10 23:09:13

Researchers in Japan say, if a lung fluid test is done at exactly the right time, it is possible to accurately diagnose mesothelioma without a tissue biopsy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A team of Japanese cancer researchers say mesothelioma can be diagnosed using a sample of excess lung fluid – but only if the test is performed at exactly the right time. Click here to read the full story, now available on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Scientists from four different...

2014-09-02 23:07:28

A newly-published report details the case of a mesothelioma patient whose only known asbestos exposure was brief and second-hand. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Researchers in New Delhi, India have published a paper on a young woman who developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos-contaminated work clothes for just 3 months as a child. Surviving Mesothelioma has all the details of the report in a new article. Click here to read it now. Doctors at the ESI Model Hospital...

2014-08-21 23:10:38

A compound made of proteins produced by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacteria has been found to kill mesothelioma cells and boost tumor-fighting T-cells. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Australian scientists say a commercially available compound made of proteins produced by Staph bacteria has been used to successfully fight mesothelioma in lab mice. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Researchers at the University of...

2014-08-17 23:01:45

Peritoneal mesothelioma patients who undergo surgery and heated chemotherapy more than once may safely improve their odds of survival. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 A new study conducted by a team of Washington, DC mesothelioma surgeons finds that peritoneal mesothelioma patients who have a combination of cytoreductive surgery and heated chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) again when cancer comes back have better outcomes and few serious complications. Click here to read the full story now on...

2014-08-07 23:10:47

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now urging the family members of a diagnosed victim to call them as soon as possible at 866-714-6466 after diagnosis because most victims or families do not understand how aggressive this rare form of cancer actually is, and how incredibly vital it is for their family to get up to speed on the realities of this rare form of cancer, including the part about a cure. This week the group has pulled new information from the National Institute for Health...

2014-08-06 23:07:01

UK researchers say it may be time to “re-evaluate” the reliance on CT scans to determine which suspected pleural cancer patients should get biopsies. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Scientists at two tertiary referral centers are suggesting that CT scans may not be accurate enough as a means of deciding whether to perform a surgical biopsy in patients with a suspected pleural cancer like mesothelioma. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s newly-posted article on the study....

2014-08-01 23:07:36

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is releasing new information this week on where to find the most current and up-to-date news on treatment options from organizations such as the National Cancer Institute. The Center is also urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 for instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys who consistently get the best financial settlements for victims nationwide....

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...

2014-07-18 23:06:55

ResearchMesotheliomaCancer.com is sure to be an outstanding resource for Mesothelioma patients and their families. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 ResearchMesotheliomaCancer.com, a website that is devoted to helping mesothelioma patients and their families learn all they can about the serious form of cancer, has just launched its new and user-friendly website. In addition to explaining about common mesothelioma symptoms, http://www.researchmesotheliomacancer.com/ also offers...


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