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  • Proposed Legislation Aims to Get Promising New Drugs to Mesothelioma Patients Faster

    Patients dealing with rare, life-threatening diseases may be able to get promising new drugs and treatments much faster, thanks to a bill introduced by U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan (D-NC). The legislation targets the 7,000 known rare diseases, such as mesothelioma, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and muscular dystrophy, that do not currently have effective treatments.   Mesothelioma …

    Label: Treatment News

    Posted on Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012
  • Mesothelioma Researchers Funded Through Meso Foundation’s 2011/2012 Grants

    The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced last week that it has awarded $500,000 in grants to the “best and most promising” mesothelioma research projects for its 2011/2012 Mesothelioma Research Grant Awards.  Funding of these projects is critically important for helping researchers find new, effective treatments that could lead to a cure for the asbestos-caused cancer.   …

    Label: Research News

    Posted on Monday, Feb 20, 2012
  • Mesothelioma Clinical Trial to Study Effectiveness of Measles in Fighting the Deadly Cancer

    Concerned with the increasing number of diagnoses of mesothelioma in Minnesota, researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota have partnered “to harness a unique therapeutic approach aimed at the disease.”  The researchers are now recruiting for a phase I clinical trial aimed at determining the effectiveness of an engineered version of the …

    Label: Clinical Trial

    Posted on Thursday, Feb 16, 2012
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