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2014-10-21 23:08:02

Australian researchers say some tiny tumors that arise along the path of a pleural catheter in mesothelioma patients may be benign. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A new published report suggests that cancer doctors should hold off on treating catheter pathway tumors with radiation until they have first confirmed that they are malignant. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted the details on its website. Click here to read it now. Doctors at the University of Western Australia are...

2014-10-20 23:07:00

Scientists say a protein that prevents the immune system from fighting cancer may be a new target for mesothelioma treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Cancer researchers in Spain have presented their findings on PD-L1, a protein that suppresses the body’s anti-tumor response. As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, the research team says targeting this protein could offer a new way to combat mesothelioma. Click here to read the full story. Doctors at Vall d’Hebron Institute...

2014-10-16 23:09:40

The case of mesothelioma in an Italian winemaker is a first for the industry, but may not be the last. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Cancer researchers in Italy are reporting the case of a man who contracted mesothelioma after years of using an asbestos filter to purify wine. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the case. Click here to read it now. Doctors with the Institute for Study and Prevention of Cancer in Florence say the case is the first case where a...

2014-10-14 23:10:19

New research suggests naftopidil could offer a promising new approach for treatment-resistant mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Japanese researchers say a medicine currently used to treat high blood pressure and certain prostate conditions may have the potential to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma. Click here to read the full article on the research, now available on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Respiratory medicine doctors with Hyogo College of Medicine in...

2014-10-13 23:07:05

Investigators say "pleural pointillism" is more accurate at spotting mesothelioma on MRI images than the two most common techniques. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Belgian scientists say a new method of reading MRI images may eventually replace the need for surgical biopsies in some patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a new article on the study. Click here to read it now. A multidisciplinary team of doctors from the...

2014-10-06 23:00:15

Scientists say targeting an estrogen receptor in the nuclei of cancer cells may make them more sensitive to chemotherapy, without increasing side effects. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Researchers in Italy and Sweden have released a report on a method for boosting the effectiveness of chemotherapy for mesothelioma, without increasing toxicity. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Research scientists at the University of Piemonte...

2014-10-03 23:05:20

A German study says the manmade material probably will not cause mesothelioma by itself, but workers still may not be risk-free. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 New research on refractory ceramic fibers (RCF) finds that the aluminum-silicate based insulator is unlikely to cause lung cancer or mesothelioma, despite the results of animal studies. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Scientists at the Institute of Molecular...

2014-10-01 23:10:40

Australian researchers say they have cured mesothelioma in lab mice by giving them a combination of three immune system antibodies. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Scientists at the University of Western Australia say a combination of three drugs that target immune system proteins has the power to knock out mesothelioma in mice. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new study on their website. Click here to read the story now. Researchers in the UWA School of...

2014-09-29 23:09:26

New research finds that hospitals make money when some mesothelioma patients have post-surgical complications. Fortunately, changes are coming. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 A team of surgical oncology researchers say hospitals make money when privately-insured mesothelioma patients experience complications after CRS/HIPEC treatment, but bundled payment systems could change that. Click here to read the full story on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Doctors at Emory...

2014-09-26 23:05:26

Cancer researchers in Ohio and Germany have demonstrated that mesothelioma cells can be destroyed in the lab with a combination of components, one of which comes from a popular spice. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 New research appears to support the cancer-fighting power of curcumin, a polyphenol that is the primary component in the Asian spice, turmeric. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted the full story on its website. Click here to read it now. Doctors at the Case...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.