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  • Mesothelioma Patients Encouraged to Prepare for Surgery to Ease Recovery

    Earlier this month, thoracic nurse Lisa Hyde-Barrett offered suggestions to mesothelioma patients for mentally preparing for their upcoming surgery. She reports that by mentally preparing first, patients will recover faster. Preparation does not stop there though, being in good physical shape and knowledgeable about the procedure can help ease stress and result in an easier …

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    Posted on Monday, Aug 18, 2014
  • Which Mesothelioma Surgery Should You Consider?

    Patients with mesothelioma are sometimes faced with surgical options to remove damaged tissue and/or organ parts. Patients rely on advice from specialists and surgeons treating them, but there are some factors that might be overlooked: physical and genetic characteristics of the patient. Marcelo DaSilva, MD, is a mesothelioma expert affiliated with the Loyola University Health …

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    Posted on Saturday, Aug 16, 2014
  • UPenn Glowing Cancer Cells May Help Mesothelioma Surgeons Removal All Traces of Cancer

    We just reported that the University of Pennsylvania was awarded an $8 million grant for mesothelioma research. Now, Penn reports another breakthrough that could soon help mesothelioma patients – glowing tumors. Although it may sound like science fiction, researchers at Penn report that by injecting a dye into cancer patients the cancerous tissue will glow …

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    Posted on Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
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