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  • Texas Cancer Center Offers Hope to Mesothelioma Patients

    The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center is working hard at achieving their vision of being the “premier cancer center in the world” through their initiatives in the research and treatment of mesothelioma. The cancer center has over 30 specialists on staff that supports their multi-disciplinary approach to treating mesothelioma patients. Their ongoing research …

    Label: Featured Story

    Posted on Wednesday, Sep 30, 2009
  • Alimta Extends Life of Lung Cancer Patients

    Eli Lilly and Co. announced this month that their drug Alimta has extended the life of lung cancer patients by about three months. The clinical trial findings were compared with patients who received the best treatment currently available and a placebo. The study was reported in The Lancet, a British medical journal. Alimta is approved …

    Label: Mesothelioma Treatment News

    Posted on Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009
  • Iron Range Mesothelioma Health Screenings Underway

    University of Minnesota researchers are satisfied with the number of Iron Range workers and family members participating in their study. Researchers are trying to determine why 58 Iron Range mine workers died from mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. There is no known asbestos in the taconite mine. The University sent …

    Label: Mesothelioma Research News

    Posted on Wednesday, Sep 23, 2009
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