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Conrail Loses Asbestos-Related Lung Cancer Case Against Ex-Smoker Mesothelioma.net Blog
The scientific community has determined that exposure to asbestos dramatically increases the risk that cigarette smokers will be diagnosed with malignant ...
Beagles Diagnosing Cancer 'Could Work with Mesothelioma' Asbestos.com
Specially trained beagles could one day detect mesothelioma by scent, according to the lead researcher of a recent study detailing the dog breed's stunning ...
Asbestos in schools: What you need to know Medical Xpress
The Department for Education referred nearly 700 schools in England to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as they did not provide evidence that they were ...
Britain's death toll from asbestos at crisis level, figures reveal The Guardian
The death toll from asbestos exposure has reached crisis levels in Britain, the Guardian has learned, as people pay the price for “criminal failings by industry and ...
Senate Passes 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Extension Asbestos.com
The Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that will extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090. The bill now awaits President Trump's signature.
Clinical trial uses immunotherapy to treat mesothelioma Baylor College of Medicine News
The Mesothelioma Treatment Center at the Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute is looking for malignant pleural mesothelioma patients to try a new ...
New Compound Could Make Chemotherapy More Effective Asbestos.com
A research team from the Duke University Medical Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has uncovered a new compound with potential to make ...
Asbestos Found in Lungs of Half the Thailand Population Asbestos.com
Almost 50% of the general population in Thailand will die with at least traces of asbestos in their lungs, based on one recent study. Asbestos fibers were ...
Asbestos court victory over ACC 'bittersweet' after lung cancer death RNZ
Deanna Trevarthen's family continued the legal fight over ACC cover after her death at the age of 45 from asbestos-related lung cancer.
Landmark case for asbestos lung cancer claimants Newsroom
A landmark ruling means a small but significant number of Kiwis who have developed terminal lung cancer through secondary exposure to asbestos will now be ...
Chlor-Alkali Industry Wants Exception to Proposed US Asbestos Ban Asbestos.com
The American Chemistry Council has requested the chlor-alkali industry be exempt from any possible comprehensive ban on asbestos in the United States.
Avastin Improves Quality of Life for Mesothelioma Patients - Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families - Asbestos.com
Avastin Improves Quality of Life for Mesothelioma Patients - Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families Asbestos.com
The Mesothelioma Center's news hub is your source for the latest in mesothelioma treatment, research, awareness events and asbestos exposure topics.
States File Lawsuit Against EPA Over Asbestos Regulation Asbestos.com
Nearly a dozen state attorneys general have filed a federal lawsuit against the EPA after the agency failed to impose a complete ban of asbestos in the U.S..
Highest ever level of asbestos-related cancer deaths in North Yorkshire Stray FM
Asbestos-related cancer deaths in North Yorkshire are at their highest levels since records began. A charity is warning that the danger posed by the substance is ...
Mississippi US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Now Urges A Navy Veteran with Confirmed Mesothelioma in - EIN News
Mississippi US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Now Urges A Navy Veteran with Confirmed Mesothelioma in EIN News
The Mississippi US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "We are urging a Navy Veteran who has just been diagnosed with mesothelioma to call us ...
Damages awarded in three deaths from asbestos Times of Malta
The families of three men who died from lung cancer caused by asbestos at their workplace have been awarded nearly €140,000 between them by the ...
Removing asbestos from schools likely to increase cases of mesothelioma News-Medical.net
Removing asbestos from every school in the UK could result in more deaths from mesothelioma than if the asbestos was left in place, claims expert.
Asbestos found in nearly half of local authority run primary schools, new figures show - The Telegraph
Asbestos found in nearly half of local authority run primary schools, new figures show The Telegraph
Asbestos is found in nearly half of local authority run primary schools, new figures show, leaving children at increased risk of developing cancer.
Jury Orders Johnson & Johnson to Pay $325M in Talcum Powder Lawsuit MesoWatch
A state jury in New York ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $325M verdict to Donna Olson and her husband who claim its talcum powder caused her to develop ...
Mesothelioma Survivor Focuses on Faith and Helping Others Asbestos.com
Pleural mesothelioma survivor Loretta Wilbur is powered by her strong faith and motivation to help others affected by this rare cancer.
Timeline Outlines City’s Neglect of Firefighters’ Health NBC 7 San Diego
City of San Diego ignored numerous warnings about potential asbestos dangers at the firefighter training facility.
Asbestos Deaths at Crisis Level in Britain, Data Shows Legal Scoops
Asbestos-related deaths have reached a crisis level in Britain, new data shows. The fibrous mineral was widely used in the United Kingdom as a fire.
Asbestos-related deaths on the rise in North Yorks Stray FM
128 people died from mesothelioma over a 4-year period.
Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Any State to Avoid "Claims Centers" and to Reach Out to Attorney Erik Karst and His Team at Karst von Oiste to Ensure the Best Possible Financial Compensation - Yahoo Finance
Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Any State to Avoid "Claims Centers" and to Reach Out to Attorney Erik Karst and His Team at Karst von Oiste to Ensure the Best Possible Financial Compensation Yahoo Finance
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Mesothelioma Victims Center, "When a US Navy Veteran with mesothelioma fails to retain the ...
Fearing Mesothelioma and Other Illnesses, San Diego Firefighters Sue Mesothelioma.net Blog
Following revelations that the city of San Diego had put them at risk for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, hundreds of firefighters and other fire ...
288 dead from asbestos cancer in Shropshire Donnington shropshirestar.com
Asbestos-related cancer has claimed 288 lives in Shropshire since the 1980s, new figures have revealed.
REVEALED: This is how many people have died of asbestos cancer in Swindon since 1981 - Swindon Advertiser
REVEALED: This is how many people have died of asbestos cancer in Swindon since 1981 Swindon Advertiser
SWINDON has one of the highest asbestos cancer death rates in the country, new figures show.
Engineer's asbestos cancer death prompts appeal to ex-Maudslay workers Solihull Observer
THE WIDOW of a Solihull engineer who died of asbestos-related cancer needs help from former Maudslay Motor Company workers. In December last year, ...
States sue EPA for tougher regulation of asbestos | TheHill The Hill
Eleven Democratic attorneys general from across the country have filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), arguing the agency has failed ...
Johnson & Johnson Hit With $29.4 Million in Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit MesoWatch
California Jury orders Johnson & Johnson to compensate woman diagnosed with mesothelioma $29.4 million in talcum powder lawsuit.
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Skilled Tradesman with Mesothelioma to Call for Instant Access to Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste Some of The Nation's Top Lawyers Who Consistently Get Better Compensation Results-Nationwide - PRNewswire
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Skilled Tradesman with Mesothelioma to Call for Instant Access to Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste Some of The Nation's Top Lawyers Who Consistently Get Better Compensation Results-Nationwide PRNewswire
NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center specializes in providing one of the nation's complete services for construction ...
Advancements in Radiotherapy Improves Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment MesoWatch
New dimensions in radiotherapy are paving the way to strategize pleural mesothelioma treatment. Changes in the fractionation of radiation dosage, use of ...
West Midlands asbestos deaths at highest level since records began expressandstar.com
Asbestos-related cancer deaths in the West Midlands are at their highest level since records began, new figures reveal.
Signs of Asbestos Exposure | Symptoms, Screenings & Risks Asbestos.com
There are no immediate signs of asbestos exposure, but decades later related diseases may cause breathlessness, coughing and chest pain.
Asbestos Statistics & Facts | Learn More About Exposure & Risks Asbestos.com
More than 39,000 American lives are lost to asbestos-related disease every year. Asbestos facts and statistics summarize the devastating impact the toxic ...
Faces of Asbestos Exposure: Stories of a Preventable Cancer Asbestos.com
Real mesothelioma survivors share their stories on battling the disease and how they were exposed to asbestos.
Ministry warns of risks from asbestos exposure Khmer Times
Labour Minister urges officials to disseminate info about the dangers of asbestos.
FDA Approves First New Treatment for Mesothelioma in 15 Years Asbestos.com
For the first time in more than 15 years, the FDA has approved Tumor Treating Fields as a new therapy for the first-line treatment of pleural mesothelioma.
Short-Term Asbestos Exposure | Risks & Common Questions Asbestos.com
The health risk from short-term asbestos exposure is generally low, but there are exceptions.
Lung Cancer from Asbestos: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovering Damages MesoWatch
Lung cancer from asbestos exposure affects 3000 workers each year. Learn about asbestos lung cancers, risks of exposure, and compounding health factors.
West Virginia Mesothelioma Center Now Urges a Person with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer In West Virginia To Call for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst One of The Nation's Most Skilled Lawyers for Client Financial Settlements - PRNewswire
West Virginia Mesothelioma Center Now Urges a Person with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer In West Virginia To Call for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst One of The Nation's Most Skilled Lawyers for Client Financial Settlements PRNewswire
WHEELING, W.Va., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are now urging a person anywhere in West ...
Former Hackney Power Station worker speaks out about asbestos-related cancer for Action Mesothelioma Day - Hackney Gazette
Former Hackney Power Station worker speaks out about asbestos-related cancer for Action Mesothelioma Day Hackney Gazette
A former Hackney Power Station apprentice has been diagnosed with terminal cancer after being exposed to asbestos during his time there.
Managing asbestos in food and drink businesses FoodManufacture.co.uk
Neil Catton, committee member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's (IOSH's) Food and Drink Industries Group, discusses the challenges posed ...
Ministry launches Kingdom's first asbestos profile The Phnom Penh Post
Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng on Thursday launched the first Cambodian National Asbestos Profile, a document to aid policymakers, ...
NJ Sues to Stop Trump Rollback on Asbestos Use InsiderNJ
NJ Sues to Stop Trump Rollback on Asbestos Use. The attorneys general of 11 states, including New Jersey, have filed suit against the Environmental Protection ...
Poisoned worker says Government is getting away with murder over asbestos Daily Record
Former plumber Bill Davie says the UK Government has blood on its hands as it was warned about asbestos in 1913.
Is asbestos a silent killer in Massachusetts? The Patriot Ledger
What do schools, churches, post offices, movie theaters, hospitals and barbershops all have in common? They are all places you might visit during the course of ...
Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Automotive Workers Mesothelioma.net Blog
Automotive mechanics are at risk of asbestos exposure and resulting illness because of asbestos in clutches, brakes, and some other components.
Pacific Mesothelioma Center Moves Closer to Treatment Breakthrough Asbestos.com
Thoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Cameron and the Pacific Mesothelioma Center moved closer to a major treatment advance by obtaining U.S. patent approval for ...
Radiotherapy Advancements Improve Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment Science World Report
Australian researchers report that radiotherapy can help reduce the size of small, medium and large tumors in mice models that have mesothelioma.
Asbestos: A Public Health Crisis of 'Unprecedented Scale' Medscape
Rapidly developing nations such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China "face an impending public health crisis of an unprecedented scale" because they continue ...
BDNF Protein Linked to Poor Mesothelioma Prognosis Mesothelioma.net Blog
A protein that is found in the brain and other tissues has been linked directly to malignant mesothelioma, making it easier for physicians to diagnose the ...
Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste For A - EIN News
Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste For A EIN News
The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We want our *service* to be a game changer for a person with mesothelioma anywhere in Texas and we want to ...
Cancer Incidence Rising Rapidly Around the World Asbestos.com
More than 30,000 people around the world will be diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma cancer in 2018, according to the latest estimates by the International ...
Top scientific publication spotlights UH cancer discoveries UH System Current News
Discoveries by University of Hawaii Cancer Center researchers on ways to improve prevention, early detection and treatment of mesothelioma was featured on ...
What Causes Mesothelioma Cancer: How You Get It & Risk Factors Asbestos.com
About 80% of people with mesothelioma have been exposed to asbestos. Learn how asbestos fibers reach the pleura & how this may damage cells' DNA.
MESOTHELIOMA MEMORIAL: Calls for asbestos to be removed from all buildings This Is Wiltshire
A SWINDON lawyer called on government to step up efforts to strip out asbestos from schools, hospitals and other buildings.
New Jersey family awarded $117 Million in Talcum Powder Lawsuit Upheld MesoWatch
A jury ordered the Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc America to pay a combined $117 million in damages to a New Jersey man and his family after finding he ...
Mesothelioma Events | Upcoming Events to Support Awareness Asbestos.com
Mesothelioma awareness events provide support for those experiencing the disease. View a list of upcoming events that raise awareness & educate the public.
Optimism High for Mesothelioma Immunotherapy Clinical Trial in Europe Asbestos.com
A promising phase II/III clinical trial testing a novel vaccine against pleural mesothelioma tumor cells is underway in five European countries.
Risk of Dying from Mesothelioma Varies by Type, Study Shows Surviving Mesothelioma
The risk of dying from mesothelioma rises and gradually falls in the decades after exposure for most, but not all, types of asbestos cancer. New research shows ...
Secondary Asbestos Exposure | Who Is At Risk? Mesothelioma.com
Secondary asbestos exposure occurs most often among family members of asbestos workers. This exposure may cause mesothelioma and other asbestos ...
Primary schools in England failing to report asbestos found in their buildings - daynurseries.co.uk News
Primary schools in England failing to report asbestos found in their buildings daynurseries.co.uk News
A Freedom of Information (FOI) request involving 152 Local Education Authorities (LEAs) in England has revealed over 5,000 primary schools are failing to ...
Use of Talcum Powder Alter Molecular Mechanism of Ovarian Cancer Cells MesoWatch
Talcum powder use on genitals induce change at molecular level which enhance survival of ovarian cancer cells decreasing cancer cell death.
Asbestos Information & Resources Asbestos.com
We've gathered asbestos information and resources to help you protect yourself and your family from exposure.
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer to Not Put Off the Compensation Process - Call Them for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst and His Team at Karst von Oistea for a Better Financial Settlement - Yahoo Finance
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer to Not Put Off the Compensation Process - Call Them for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst and His Team at Karst von Oistea for a Better Financial Settlement Yahoo Finance
NEW YORK, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are urging a Navy Veteran who has just been diagnosed with ...
Mesothelioma Life Expectancy: Factors Affecting Life Span Asbestos.com
The average life expectancy of early-stage mesothelioma is 19 to 21 months. Late-stage mesothelioma has an average life expectancy of up to 16 months.
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Coal and Hard-Rock Miners with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer to Call Them to Ensure They Are Dealing Directly with Attorney Erik Karst and his Team at Karst von Oiste - Some of the Nation's Top Lawyers for Compensation Results - PRNewswire
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Coal and Hard-Rock Miners with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer to Call Them to Ensure They Are Dealing Directly with Attorney Erik Karst and his Team at Karst von Oiste - Some of the Nation's Top Lawyers for Compensation Results PRNewswire
NEW YORK, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are extremely passionate about seeing to it that a coal miner or ...
Study: Aggressive Surgery Underutilized with Pleural Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
A recent study found aggressive tumor-removing surgery is beneficial for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, regardless of cell type.
Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $25 Million Talc Verdict in New York MesoWatch
A Manhattan jury has awarded $25 million to a woman who claimed she developed mesothelioma from exposure to talcum powder containing asbestos.
10 Shocking GIFs of Workplace Asbestos Exposure Asbestos.com
Shocking clips from a vintage promotional film show unprotected H.W. Johns-Manville workers exposed to deadly clouds of asbestos dust.
Latest T-Cell Study Opens for Mesothelioma Patients Asbestos.com
A new mesothelioma clinical trial testing a novel immunotherapy drug called TC-210 recently opened at cancer centers in Tennessee and Texas.
Earlier Mesothelioma Diagnosis with Google's Machine Learning Tool Surviving Mesothelioma
A machine learning tool being developed by Google could lead to earlier mesothelioma diagnosis and better survival rates.
Revealed: the Scottish links to asbestos trade | Scotland The Times
To people of the Highland town of Nairn, Ion Petrow and his family are part of what made their community tick. A successful businessman, he and his wife Helen ...
Vaccine and Chemotherapy Combo Shows Promise for Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
Mesothelioma patients saw promising results in a recent clinical trial testing the novel cancer vaccine TroVax with standard chemotherapy.
Supreme Court Rules to Protect Navy Veterans in Asbestos Case Asbestos.com
The Supreme Court has made a landmark decision that puts manufacturers liable for supplying products to the Navy that require asbestos to work properly.
Gene Therapy Trial for Mesothelioma Opens Internationally Asbestos.com
A long-awaited phase III clinical trial of a novel gene therapy could change malignant pleural mesothelioma treatment in the future. The trial, which will include ...
Sack of 'asbestos' has been lying Northampton neighbourhood for over a week, says councillor - Northampton Chronicle and Echo
Sack of 'asbestos' has been lying Northampton neighbourhood for over a week, says councillor Northampton Chronicle and Echo
A pile of what appears to be asbestos insulation has been lying in a Northampton neighbourhood for over a week without any action from the borough council.
Key Differences Between Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Asbestos.com
Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Brian Pettiford explains the key differences between malignant mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Apatinib Case Study Uncovers Potential Mesothelioma Treatment Asbestos.com
In a Chinese case study, the chemotherapy drug Apatinib halted mesothelioma progression for five months after standard chemotherapy failed.
Mesothelioma Symptoms Asbestos.com
Mesothelioma symptoms depend on the location of the cancer. Symptoms are easily confused with diagnosed as other diseases. Learn to recognize the signs ...
Immunotherapy: Empowering the Body to Fight Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
Immunotherapy is often called the future of cancer treatment. For those diagnosed with mesothelioma, drugs such as Keytruda and Opdivo represent hope.
Mesothelioma Fatigue Causes: Treatment, Symptoms & Other Factors Asbestos.com
Most mesothelioma patients experience cancer-related fatigue, which is a feeling of weakness or exhaustion that does not go away after resting.
Asbestos-Related Diseases Asbestos.com
Learn how exposure to asbestos is linked to more than 12 different asbestos-related diseases including mesothelioma, asbestosis and COPD.
Mesothelioma Pain | Treating, Coping with Chest & Abdominal Pain Asbestos.com
Pain in the chest or abdomen is a common symptom of mesothelioma. Tumors & fluid buildup can cause painful coughing & breathing. Learn about treatment ...
Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Offers a Navy Submarine Veteran with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer Direct Access to Famed Attorney Erik Karst to Improve the Odds for a Much Better Compensation Settlement - PRNewswire
Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Offers a Navy Submarine Veteran with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer Direct Access to Famed Attorney Erik Karst to Improve the Odds for a Much Better Compensation Settlement PRNewswire
NEW YORK, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is the best branded source in the nation for US Navy Veterans who now ...
Mesothelioma: The Silent Killer Linked to Asbestos Asbestos.com
Yu Ying Mei, the first-place winner of the Fall 2018 Asbestos.com scholarship, talks about mesothelioma and why asbestos needs to be banned in the U.S..
Targeting Certain Lymph Nodes Could Change Mesothelioma Treatment Asbestos.com
A recent clinical trail led by Dr. Joseph Friedberg reveals that targeting intercostal lymph nodes could revolutionze how doctors treat mesothelioma.
Oklahoma Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Power Plant or Oil Production Worker with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Lung Cancer in Oklahoma to Call for On the Spot Access to Attorney Erik Karst for A Game Plan for Better Compensation Results - PRNewswire
Oklahoma Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Power Plant or Oil Production Worker with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Lung Cancer in Oklahoma to Call for On the Spot Access to Attorney Erik Karst for A Game Plan for Better Compensation Results PRNewswire
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oklahoma Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are now appealing to a person who has recently been ...
Study Begins to Develop Breath Test for Mesothelioma Early Detection Asbestos.com
A new study is testing a breath test that may lead to early detection of malignant mesothelioma, allowing for more effective treatment options.
Mesothelioma Survival Rates & Statistics by Age, Gender & Race Asbestos.com
The mesothelioma cure rate depends on many factors. Learn about average cancer survival rates by age, race, stage & type of mesothelioma.
California Jury Awards $12M in Colgate & Johnson & Johnson Talc Lawsuit MesoWatch
California Jury awards woman with $12M in a case claiming that asbestos contained in Colgate & Johnson & Johnson's products caused her cancer.
Vietnam Veterans and Mesothelioma | Vietnam Asbestos Exposure Mesothelioma.net Blog
Asbestos was used extensively during the Vietnam war era leading to thousands of Vietnam veterans being diagnosed with mesothelioma and other illnesses.
Study: Less-Invasive Mesothelioma Surgery Yields Better Results Asbestos.com
A recent study shows less-invasive surgery may produce better results for mesothelioma patients than aggressive procedures.
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Mesothelioma Proving Effective in Clinical Trial Asbestos.com
A mesothelioma clinical trial testing novel CAR T-cell therapy with a PD-1 inhibitor and chemotherapy is showing promising results among patients.
Colorado Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer in Colorado Who Spent Time in a Shipyard to Call for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst One of the Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers - PRNewswire
Colorado Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer in Colorado Who Spent Time in a Shipyard to Call for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst One of the Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers PRNewswire
DENVER, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung ...
Study Details Significant Increase in Asbestos-Related Deaths Asbestos.com
A new study by the International Commission of Occupational Health shows the death toll of asbestos is larger than previously estimated.
BDNF Protein Identified as a Potential Target for Mesothelioma Treatment Mesothelioma.com
Researchers recently discovered a new biomarker for mesothelioma, BDNF, which may also work as part of a targeted therapy. Learn more at ...
New Radiotherapy Can Double Two-Year Survival for Mesothelioma Asbestos.com
A novel radiation therapy can double the two-year survival rate for pleural mesothelioma when combined with surgery and chemotherapy, a new study shows.
Shortness of Breath & Mesothelioma | Tips on Managing Pain Asbestos.com
Shortness of breath, or dyspnea, is a side effect of mesothelioma. Learn how mesothelioma leads to dyspnea & ways to manage symptoms.
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