What Is Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma, also called malignant mesothelioma, is a rare but deadly form of cancer that typically occurs in the membrane around the lungs, called the pleura. This type of cancer is usually the result of inhaling asbestos fibers over a long period of time.
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Yondelis May Be New Mesothelioma Treatment Option, Researchers Say
New research suggests that Yondelis, a drug already approved to treat ovarian cancer, may also prove effective for treating the rare cancer mesothelioma, which is caused by exposure to asbestos and extremely difficult to treat. In a study published this …
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Mesothelioma is a rare form of aggressive cancer that affects the membrane lining of the lungs and abdomen. It is usually caused by exposure to asbestos. It is usually the cancer of old age due to its long latency period. The average age at the time of …
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Mesothelioma Treatment Center at Baylor St. Luke’s launches clinical trial for cancer patients
The Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center announced today that it has opened a new clinical trial that combines immunotherapy and surgery for the treatment of mesothelioma. This is the first in-human …
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