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  • Studies Offer Guidelines for Accurately Diagnosing Pleural Mesothelioma

    More than likely any mesothelioma patient, or his or her surviving family member, will tell you that their diagnosis took months, sometimes years, and involved multiple misdiagnoses and many trips to the doctor’s office and emergency room. Pleural mesothelioma symptoms can mimic other diseases such as the flu, pneumonia, and other cancers, making it very …

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    Posted on Monday, Aug 31, 2015
  • Australian Researchers Working on Compound to Halt Mesothelioma

    The popularity of do-it-yourself home renovators across Australia has led to an increase in the number of cases of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. However, Australian researchers have been diligently working to find an effective treatment for the asbestos-caused cancer, and, now, they report they are one step closer to a promising treatment. Researchers at …

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    Posted on Monday, Aug 24, 2015
  • Mesothelioma Community Hopes for the Same “Spectacular” Results As Seen in Melanoma Trial

    Chemotherapy is considered the most effective single modality for the treatment of mesothelioma, an asbestos-caused cancer. However, the cancer has proven to outlive the effects of the drugs, and the average prognosis for mesothelioma patients is typically less than one year. Now, oncologists are hailing the results of an immunotherapy clinical trial for melanoma as …

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    Posted on Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
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