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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
  • 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
  • Pharmaceutical Companies Can Defray Costs for Mesothelioma Patients

    When facing a diagnosis of mesothelioma, patients are bombarded by issues such as where they should go for treatment, what type of treatment they will need, and whether they should believe the prognosis they were just given.  However, in the midst of a recession and with the rising costs of cancer treatment, patients are now …

    Label: Featured Story

    Posted on Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011
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