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  • Chemo Bath Successful on Mesothelioma Patients and Liver Cancer Patients

    Oncologists in the UK report they successfully treated two patients with liver cancer using a “chemo bath.”  The procedure, that involves directly saturating the liver with heated chemotherapy, has previously been used in the United States and other countries on patients with peritoneal mesothelioma and other cancers. According to an article last week in Medical …

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    Posted on Monday, Nov 19, 2012
  • Talc Treatment for Pleural Effusions in Mesothelioma Patients Can Offer Effective Relief

    Pleural mesothelioma is an asbestos-related pulmonary cancer most commonly found in the outer lining of the lungs called the mesothelium.  Often mesothelioma patients suffer from pleural effusions, or an accumulation of fluid between the lining of the lung and the chest cavity that can seriously restrict the lung’s ability to expand, even collapsing its supportive tissues, resulting …

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    Posted on Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010
  • Pleurectomy Surgery Explained, Used to Treat Pleural Mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelial cells, caused by breathing in asbestos fibers that become lodged in the thin membrane that lines and encases the lungs. Although there is no cure for mesothelioma, it can be treated with varying degrees of success through the use of surgical procedures, chemotherapy and radiation. One type of …

    Label: Mesothelioma Treatments

    Posted on Tuesday, Jun 8, 2010
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