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  • US Company Files for Orphan Drug Designation for Mesothelioma Treatment

    Pinnacle Biologics, an Illinois company that specializes in revitalizing healthcare therapies to fulfill their true potential and to maximize favorable patient outcomes, announced this week that they have filed an Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for their product Photofrin (porfimer sodium) as adjuvant therapy to surgery in the treatment …

    Label: Treatment News

    Posted on Friday, Oct 28, 2011
  • Managing Mesothelioma Symptoms Through Holistic Treatments

    Mesothelioma is a serious and rare cancer that occurs in individuals that have either inhaled or swallowed asbestos fibers.  The fibers then travel through the body becoming lodged, resulting in cancer typically decades later.   Currently there is no known cure for mesothelioma, and the prognosis is grim with the average survival time varying from 4 …

    Label: Treatments

    Posted on Thursday, Oct 27, 2011
  • More Mesothelioma Cases Found Among Minnesota Taconite Workers

    Deaths from mesothelioma continue to mount against former workers of the Minnesota Iron Range Taconite mine.   According to the latest report issued to the Minnesota legislature, 14 more deaths were identified bringing the total number of deaths associated to the site to 82. Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive form of cancer caused by exposure to …

    Label: Asbestos

    Posted on Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011
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