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  • A Phase II Trial of Tetrathiomolybdate After Surgery for Malignant Mesothelioma: Final Results

    Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery The development of novel therapeutic techniques is a major focus of contemporary mesothelioma research. Due to the disease’s uncanny resistance to conventional treatments, mesothelioma specialists and other research scientists are actively exploring new treatment strategies for this asbestos-caused disease. Their goal is to reverse the historic difficulties in fighting …

    Label: Mesothelioma Treatments

    Posted on Friday, Aug 15, 2008
  • Report: Expect cancer epidemic

    Source: DailyInterLake.Com With one of the highest rates of mesothelioma in the United States and thousands of people with other asbestos-related diseases, Libby, Montana is already the location of a serious public health disaster and—according to a report in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine—the situation is due to get worse in the next two …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Tuesday, Aug 12, 2008
  • The comparative accuracy of different pleural biopsy techniques in the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma

    Source: Histopathology An early diagnosis of mesothelioma is one of the most important aspects of maximizing a patient’s prognosis. A number of studies have correlated early diagnosis with enhanced survival time, so the identification of the most efficient diagnostic technologies is an important aspect of contemporary mesothelioma research. Physicians have developed a number of biopsy …

    Label: Diagnosis Mesothelioma

    Posted on Tuesday, Aug 5, 2008