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  • Mesothelioma Chemotherapy Drugs May Get Boost From Malaria Drug

    Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania reported yesterday that they have made yet another breakthrough in finding a way to enhance the effectiveness of cancer treatments.  This time using a drug commonly used to treat malaria. The finding comes on the heels of a report from Penn last month …

    Label: Research News

    Posted on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012
  • 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
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