07 Feb

Mastering Mesothelioma

Mastering Mesothelioma
Resistant to high temperatures and impervious to cold, acids, salt water and other corrosives, the mineral asbestos seemed like a miracle when it was first discovered and mined for commercial use in the first half of the 20th century. Until asbestos miners …
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Researchers Say Experimental Drug May Be More Effective Than Common Mesothelioma Treatment, According To Surviving Mesothelioma
A Japanese research team says the experimental drug HUHS1015 is more effective at killing mesothelioma cells and causes fewer side effects than one of the most popular mesothelioma chemotherapy drugs. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) – Doctors in Japan have just …
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NIH-funded researchers discover genetic link to mesothelioma
Identified gene mutation may underlie other cancer types. Scientists have found that individuals who carry a mutation in a gene called BAP1 are susceptible to developing two forms of cancer — mesothelioma, and melanoma of the eye. Additionally, when …

Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival
FRIDAY, Dec. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Surgery that preserves the lung, when combined with other therapies, appears to extend the lives of people with a subtype of the rare and deadly cancer mesothelioma, a new study suggests. Tracking 73 patients with …
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Mesothelioma Symptoms Manifest Years After Asbestos Exposure Occurs
Mesothelioma symptoms can take years to manifest after asbestos exposure occurs. This makes diagnosis and effective treatment of mesothelioma very difficult. Download PDF Asbestos exposure is the most common cause of mesothelioma. In many cases …
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