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  • Advances, Future of Lung Cancer Care Brings Hope to Pleural Mesothelioma Patients

    Three prominent lung cancer specialists discussed the latest breakthroughs and coming advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. The importance of early diagnosis and targeted treatment, and continuing to educate the public and the medical field about the advances in improving lives of lung cancer patients are key takeaways from the interview. Lung …

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    Posted on Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
  • National Asbestos Awareness Week Raises Awareness of Mesothelioma and Asbestos-Related Diseases

    Once again, the U.S. Senate has passed a resolution designating the first week of April as “National Asbestos Awareness Week.” Introduced by Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), the resolution is intended to raise public awareness about the prevalence of asbestos-related diseases and the dangers of asbestos exposure. Sen. Baucus initially introduced the resolution in 2005 in …

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    Posted on Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
  • SMART Protocol Doubles Survival for Mesothelioma Patients

    In early February we wrote about the breakthrough SMART treatment protocol that delivered “encouraging results” to late-stage mesothelioma patients. Now, the doctors who developed the procedure report that with SMART and through quick intervention, one patient is now a four-year survivor. In addition, 20 patients have successfully been treated and their three-year overall survival is …

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    Posted on Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
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