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  • Mesothelioma Patients with Higher Quality of Life at Diagnosis May Live Longer

    Mesothelioma patients and their doctors often focus treatments on improving the patient’s quality of life.  Treatments aimed to relieve pain and pressure, and to restore lost breathing functions, can afford patients the ability to be mobile and enjoy some routine day-to-day activities.  Now, researchers at the Mayo Clinic are looking at a patient’s quality of …

    Label: Research News

    Posted on Friday, Mar 30, 2012
  • Can Pond Scum Help Detect Mesothelioma Cancer Cells?

    Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been busy in their labs developing circulating tumor cell (CTC) tests that could find a single mesothelioma cancer cell circulating among the billion healthy cells in a person’s bloodstream.  Both tests utilize a compound that attaches to …

    Label: Research News

    Posted on Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
  • New York Mesothelioma Lawyer Lauds Week Designated to Increase Awareness of Asbestos Disease

    New York, NY, March 24, 2012 — New York mesothelioma lawyer Joseph W. Belluck applauded the U.S. Senate – especially Sen. Max Baucus – for passing a resolution that designates the first week of April as “National Asbestos Awareness Week.” “The serious harm caused by exposure to asbestos is a nationwide and worldwide problem,” said …

    Label: Asbestos

    Posted on Monday, Mar 26, 2012
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