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  • Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation Funds New Research Projects

    $800,000 was awarded to researchers at top national and international medical science centers devoted to finding a cure for mesothelioma. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) who presented these awards, has now given close to $7 million in funds to develop better treatment options for mesothelioma patients. The Meso Foundation annually funds the top …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Thursday, Feb 25, 2010
  • Mesothelioma Patient is Participant in Novartis Clinical Trial

    Novartis Pharmaceuticals is conducting a Phase I clinical trial on one of its newly developed cancer drugs currently referred to as LDE 225. Developed to inhibit hedgehog- and smoothened-dependent proliferation in vivo (in live isolated cells), it targets patients with advanced solid tumors. One of the expected 58 trial participants, being treated at the Leicester …

    Label: Mesothelioma Research News

    Posted on Tuesday, Feb 23, 2010
  • Mesothelioma Cases on the Rise in Wisconsin

    Richard Herr of Racine, Wisonsin, was a sculptor and artist for years. In order to make the cast aluminum molds for his sculptures, he added “a couple handfuls of asbestos” to the mixture he used for each piece of art. Unaware of the hazards, Herr breathed in deadly amounts of asbestos over the years resulting …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Monday, Feb 22, 2010
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