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2014-09-19 23:06:05

Scientists say the chromosomes of asbestos-exposed people may influence what kind of mesothelioma they develop. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Cancer researchers in Japan have identified chromosomal abnormalities that appear to have an impact on where mesothelioma develops in the body. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s new article on this important research. Doctors with Nara Medical University report finding genetic differences between people with pleural...

2014-09-17 23:10:10

A new meta-analysis of mesothelioma studies finds that people with sarcomatoid mesothelioma are less likely to respond to first- or second-line chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Researchers say patients with the rarest and most deadly subtype of mesothelioma are least likely to have good outcomes with chemotherapy treatment. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the findings. Click here to read it now. Scientists with Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic and the...

2014-09-17 23:08:45

Memorial Sloan Kettering, MD Anderson and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cited for Exemplary Services DALLAS (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 U.S. News and World Report recently recognized the top hospitals in the country, and three mesothelioma treatment centers made the magazine’s list of best cancer treatment facilities, the mesothelioma law firm Baron and Budd reports. The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Brigham and Women’s...

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...

2014-09-12 23:05:44

A top mesothelioma surgeon has released a study that underscores the role that lymph nodes play in survival after radical mesothelioma surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 One of the top practitioners of a radical mesothelioma surgical approach called extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) says lymph nodes appear to play an important role in how long patients survived after the procedure. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new study. Click here to read the article...

2014-09-08 23:07:55

Researchers say certain factors appear to improve the odds of surviving mesothelioma, regardless of what type of treatment a patient has. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Scientists in Australia have found that longer survival with mesothelioma is not always linked to specific types of treatments. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new study. Click here to read the full story. A study conducted by the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute on 910 asbestos-exposed...

2014-08-29 23:07:08

New research suggests that how quickly mesothelioma progresses after treatment may predict the likelihood of survival better than treatment response. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Scientists from four European countries say they have independently validated the idea that progression-free survival correlates with overall survival of mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Doctors from France, Belgium, UK and The...

2014-08-27 23:10:14

Doctors in Italy have linked an electrolyte imbalance with shorter survival times in people on chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A new study at an Italian university finds that patients who develop a condition called hyponatraemia, or low blood sodium levels, during chemotherapy are less likely to respond to the treatment. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a comprehensive article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Oncologists at...

2014-08-26 23:11:14

Japanese doctors say a technique that measures fluorescent light emissions from cells can be used to help distinguish tiny mesothelioma tumors. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Cancer researchers in Hokkaido, Japan have successfully used an autofluorescence imaging system to identify mesothelioma and other pleural cancers during video-assisted thoracic surgery. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s new article on the findings. Scientists at Asahikawa Medical University used a...

2014-08-23 23:01:56

A study on intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for mesothelioma finds that, the higher an institution’s level of experience with the therapy, the better the results are likely to be. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 A team of New York researchers say the cancer-fighting effects of IMRT for mesothelioma last longer when preceded by surgery and delivered by an experienced team. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new study. Click here to read it now. Doctors...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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