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  • Making Sense of Biomarkers Used to Identify Mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma researchers have had significant breakthroughs in the last few years in the field of biotechnology.  By determining specific genes that are present in mesothelioma and focusing on a patient’s genetic makeup, researchers are moving closer to developing a drug that can home in on, and kill, mesothelioma cells.   Identification of specific biomarkers in mesothelioma …

    Label: Research News

    Posted on Friday, Aug 31, 2012
  • Mesothelioma Patients Often Have to Find Their New Normal in Order to Move Forward

    by Nancy Meredith Anyone who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma knows his or her life will never be the same.  After recovering from the initial shock of having developed an incurable cancer, mesothelioma patients are immediately faced with medical appointments, surgery, chemotherapy and other treatments needed to battle the cancer.  Dealing with the stress of the …

    Label: Featured Story

    Posted on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012
  • Experimental Drug May Limit Weight Loss in Mesothelioma Patients

    Mesothelioma patients face surgery, and chemotherapy and radiation treatments when battling their cancer.  This multi-mode approach typically offers the longest survival for patients.  However, patients are often left exhausted from the side effects, including nausea, vomiting, and weight loss, that are common with these treatments.  Now, researchers report that cancer patients that received the experimental …

    Label: Clinical Trial

    Posted on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012
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