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  • CDC Anti-Infection Campaign Important to Mesothelioma Patients

    Mesothelioma patients are often faced with chemotherapy and radiation as part of their treatment regimen. While many people are aware of the potential side effects of these treatments including fatigue, nausea, and loss of appetite, most are not aware that infections are also a common complication. Getting an infection during mesothelioma treatments can be life-threatening. …

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    Posted on Monday, Jul 14, 2014
  • Combining Red Wine Ingredient With Leukemia Drug Effective in Fighting Mesothelioma

    In 2012, we reported on a study from researchers in Korea who reported that resveratrol, an ingredient found in the skin of red grapes and red wine, could cause mesothelioma cells to die. Now, these same researchers report that combining resveratrol with an anti-cancer drug could make the cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy making it …

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    Posted on Thursday, Jul 10, 2014
  • Innovative Clinical Trial Approach Aims for Fast Testing, Approval of Lung Cancer Drugs

    In an unprecedented move to give cancer patients “their best chance for treatment,” the federal government is partnering with five pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, advocacy groups and private foundations in a national clinical trial. The brainchild of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Lung Cancer Master Protocol (Lung-MAP) trial is now underway in hundreds of …

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    Posted on Monday, Jul 7, 2014
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