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  • Treatment of Peritoneal Mesothelioma in Pediatric Patients

    Source: Pediatric Blood & Cancer Malignant Mesothelioma is most commonly a disease of the older and the elderly. The vast majority of all mesothelioma diagnoses are for men and women (although, mainly men), older that 55 or 60. However, the disease can, albeit very rarely, affect teenagers and young adults. Because mesothelioma is so rarely …

    Label: Mesothelioma Treatments

    Posted on Thursday, Oct 9, 2008
  • Lilly says FDA widens use of cancer drug Alimta

    Source: CNNMoney.com Eli Lilly has announced that its cancer drug Alimta, when used in combination with cisplatin, has received FDA approval for the first-line treatment of “locally-advanced and metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), for patients with nonsquamous histology.” The FDA’s new approval is the third overall approval that Alimta has received, and the second …

    Label: Chemotherapy Lung Cancer Mesothelioma Treatments

    Posted on Wednesday, Oct 1, 2008