Quantcast

Latest peritoneal mesothelioma Stories

2014-06-12 23:08:51

A new study suggests that platinum-based carboplatin reduces hospital stays and produces better outcomes for peritoneal mesothelioma patients than another popular drug. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Researchers studying the peritoneal mesothelioma treatment approach that combines cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with a wash of heated chemotherapy (HIPEC) have concluded that one drug appears to work better than another for this purpose. Click here to read the details of the article just...

2014-06-04 23:15:40

New Peritoneal Mesothelioma Litigation Services for Shrader & Associates, LLP Clients Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 For decades SHRADER & ASSOCIATES, L.L.P. has been one of the country's foremost law firms specializing in mesothelioma, a rare yet lethal type of cancer that affects the protective lining of locations for many of the body's organs. Recently it announced new litigation services for clients suffering from one of the most common variants of the disease:...

2014-05-29 23:11:56

Wisconsin researchers find many more peritoneal mesothelioma patients could survive if they were treated with surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A new study of more than 1,500 patients with peritoneal mesothelioma finds that nearly 62 percent of them are not being given the surgical treatment that could dramatically improve their survival. An article on the research has just been posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to read it now. Surgical oncologists at the...

2014-05-27 23:08:27

People with a history of asbestos exposure will probably have to live with the possibility of developing malignant mesothelioma for their entire lives. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Researchers from Italy and Australia say the lifetime risk of developing mesothelioma after asbestos exposure may decline slightly over time but never entirely disappears. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a new article on the research. Click here to read it now. University-based public health and...

2014-05-20 23:10:05

Spanish nuclear medicine experts find that PET scans with a radioactive tracer are a valuable way to diagnose and monitor mesothelioma in the abdomen. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Researchers studying the effectiveness of the imaging method called 18F-FDG-PET for peritoneal mesothelioma say it is good at detecting both the presence and absence of cancer. An article on the new research is now available on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to read it. Imaging experts at a...

2014-05-19 23:12:33

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is sharing a CDC report on how the 1960s brought about one of the best known “cancer clusters” studied in which victims developed mesothelioma from a direct relationship to asbestos exposure. The Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family members to call 866-714-6466 if the victim worked in a shipyard, or in a manufacturing, or industrial workplace where asbestos was present, because these types of victims frequently...

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...

2014-04-25 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...

2014-03-20 23:31:38

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If a medical doctor suggests to a family that their loved one may have mesothelioma, but there has been no medical test to confirm it, please call us immediately at 866-714-6466 so we can carefully explain what we believe are vital steps that must be taken to protect the victim, and their potentially extremely substantial compensation." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Mesothelioma Victims Center says,...

2014-02-27 23:02:21

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will provide an online live broadcast of its annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma on March 6-7 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 On March 6-7, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will make available a free-of-charge live broadcast of its 11th International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. The Symposium is a unique event that covers important treatment information and research advances...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
Related