Which Mesothelioma Surgery Should You Consider?
Patients with mesothelioma are sometimes faced with surgical options to remove damaged tissue and/or organ parts. Patients rely on advice from specialists and surgeons treating them, but there are some factors that might be overlooked: physical and genetic characteristics of the patient. Marcelo DaSilva, MD, is a mesothelioma expert affiliated with the Loyola University Health …
Label: MesotheliomaPosted on Saturday, Aug 16, 2014
Mesothelioma Specialist Involved in Five-Lung-Transplant Marathon
Each day, an average of five lung transplants are performed in the U.S. But last May, Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL, performed five—all successful—in just over 24 hours. And just last year, Loyola surgeons and staff performed three lung transplants in a single 24-hour period. The medical center offers clinical trials, laboratory research …
Label: MesotheliomaPosted on Saturday, Aug 9, 2014
Sydney Welcomes Attendees to World Conference on Lung Cancer to Learn the Latest in Mesothelioma Treatments
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is making final preparations for the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC). The WCLC is the premiere conference for oncologists to learn the latest scientific information around current lung cancer and mesothelioma treatments and breakthroughs presented in a way where attendees can “share opinions, subtleties …