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Scientists may have found a key molecule that can help doctors detect mesothelioma cancer in asbestos-exposed people before it advances into later stages.
Mesothelioma is the cancer of the mesothelium, which is a membrane lining of simple squamous epithelium cells.
Karen Grant is a cancer survivor. She has survived one of the most deadly forms of cancer: Mesothelioma. She has been cancer-free for six years now following an aggressive treatment plan from Dr.
A worker in a Spanish city of Lezo, who worked with asbestos forty years ago, dies of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma raising concerns of how dangerous asbestos can be for health.
Asbestos exposure is one of the leading causes of Mesothelioma cancer. However, the public has many misconceptions and lack of information about the Mesothelioma cancer and asbestos. A group of asbestos lawyers have released the following ten myths about asbestos trying to fill the gap.
10. The EPA banned asbestos.
FALSE. The EPA tried, but the 5th Circ. disagreed, and the first Bush administration did not appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
9. If workers would have worn masks, they would have been protected.
FALSE. At best, masks were faulty and ineffective.
Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared it’s first public health emergency. Using the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the EPA declared that the asbestos-related conditions in Libby and Troy, Montana were a serious threat to the public health of the area.
Mesothelioma cancer patient Jon Matthews, who's story you can learn at jm21.co.uk, defied doctor's odds that he will live longer than his doctor predicted. Matthews bet on his Mesothelioma $145 that he would live longer than doctor’s predicted.
Ohio State University scientists believe they are the first in the world to study the molecular underpinnings of cancer by probing individual bonds between an asbestos fiber and human cells.
Though any clinical application is years away, the researchers hope their findings could aid in drug development efforts targeting illnesses caused by excessive exposure to asbestos, including the deadly cancer called mesothelioma.
Say the word “lawyer” and a bevy of images comes to mind, many of them negative. But the partners at the East Alton, Illinois law firm SimmonsCooper LLC, specializing in Mesothelioma, are hoping to shift such stereotypes, beginning with a record $10.2 million total donation comprised of annual gifts and a multi-year pledge to help fund the development of the SimmonsCooper Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, which hosted its grand opening on Thursday, July 10 at 11 a.m.
The study used established methods to see if specific types of nanotubes have the potential to cause mesothelioma -- a cancer of the lung lining that can take 30-40 years to appear following exposure.
Vinflunine shows encouragin sings for treatment in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.
Minnesota Department of Health has identified six additional cases of mesothelioma in a group of 72,000 people who worked in the state's iron mining industry between the 1930s and 1982.
New York Mesothelioma Lawyers File Lawsuit in Syracuse, NY After Rare Asbestos-Related Cancer Claims Third Family Member.
Rosetta Genomics has partnered with NYU Medical Center with the aim of developing a line of early detection diagnostic products for lung, and Mesothelioma cancers.
People with mesothelioma have a higher survival rate when treated with a combination of two cancer drugs.
The Mesothelioma conference aims to educate patients about the disease.
Mesothelioma cancer is associated with exposure to volcanic mineral in Turkey.
Chemotherapy prior to the onset of mesothelioma symptoms improves outcomes compared to administering chemotherapy once symptoms have occurred in patients with mesothelioma.
Californians are at increased risk for developing malignant mesothelioma, a serious cancer of the membrane covering the lung.
The current model for determining the prognosis for malignant pleural mesothelioma is a valid tool.
The majority of individuals who develop malignant pleural mesothelioma have a history of chronic exposure to asbestos. Research continues to find treatment options for mesothelioma.
Residents participating in Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation funded research into Mesothelioma Serum Marker.
Everyday exposure to naturally occurring asbestos increases the risk of developing malignant mesothelioma.