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  • Top Mesothelioma Stories of 2011

    As we ring in 2012, it is worth looking back at 2011 to review the breakthroughs researchers saw in their struggle to find an effective treatment for mesothelioma, as well as revisiting other top stories that impacted mesothelioma patients and their families. Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer of the lungs, heart or abdomen, caused by …

    Label: Featured Story

    Posted on Friday, Dec 30, 2011
  • Operating Suite at Brigham and Women’s Offers State-of-the-Art Option to Mesothelioma Patients

    Dr. David Sugarbaker, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), is one of the leading authorities on treating mesothelioma.  He focuses on developing the most effective, cutting-edge treatment strategies that can significantly extend mesothelioma patients’ lives. Now, Sugarbaker has access to a one-of-a-kind surgical suite that combines all forms of advanced …

    Label: Surgery Treatment News

    Posted on Thursday, Dec 29, 2011
  • Mesothelioma Caused by Any Level of Asbestos Exposure, According to EPA Inspector General

    The Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in response to allegations that the Agency has authorized the use of unapproved methods to demolish buildings containing asbestos, has issued a warning reiterating previous findings that “asbestos is a human carcinogen with no safe level of exposure.”  Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins …

    Label: Featured Story

    Posted on Wednesday, Dec 28, 2011
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