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Malignant Mesothelioma is commonly diagnosed in people between the ages of 50 and 75 years old. There are 2,500-3,000 malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the United States.
Italian Study Finds Rare Form of Mesothelioma More Common in Asbestos-Producing Region
RALEIGH, NC (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Scientists in Rome say working in Italy’s former asbestos-producing regions increases the chance that a person will get peritoneal mesothelioma, a rare abdominal form of asbestos cancer. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new findings. Click here to read…
New Study Finds Trimodal Treatment Approach for Mesothelioma Prolongs Survival
A new study from the University of Washington finds that mesothelioma patients who undergo three types of treatment including radiation tend to survive longer than other mesothelioma patients. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted news of this important new study. Click here to read…
Mesothelioma Awareness Day held Saturday in Maryville
Maryville held its first Mesothelioma Awareness Day on Saturday, a day that turned out to be perfect for outdoor activities. Click here to read…
Aduro Biotech Announces Phase 1b Mesothelioma Trial
VIENNA, Austria and BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aduro Biotech, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADRO) today announced the presentation of updated, interim safety and efficacy data from an ongoing Phase 1b clinical trial of its novel immunotherapy, CRS-207, in combination with standard of care chemotherapy in patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). Of the 34 evaluable patients, disease control was observed in 94% (32/34), including 59% (20/34) with partial responses and 35% (12/34) experiencing stable disease following treatment with CRS-207 and chemotherapy. – Click here to read…
Jury denies damages to wife in husband’s death from a cancer
Chattanooga Times Free Press-Sep 17, 2015
“He had no idea that asbestos could cause mesothelioma,” attorney Rett Guerry told the 13-person jury. “He had no idea that what he was …
After a three-week trial, a Hamilton County jury decided Thursday to deny damages to an area woman who said her husband’s fatal mesothelioma, a rare type of cancer most commonly caused by asbestos, stemmed from years of exposure in a Cleveland, Tenn., factory. Click here to read…
Asbestos plaintiffs awarded $19.4M despite gene mutation defense
After defendants raised the BAP1 genetic mutation defense in an asbestos lawsuit, a California judge awarded the plaintiff and his wife $19,449,863 in damages on June 23.
Judge Brad Beligman of the Alameda County Superior Court entered a judgment for plaintiffs Antonia and Raquel Perez and against Universal Fleet Supply, an auto parts supply company, following a general civil court trial. In his complaint, Perez claims he developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos dust from asbestos-containing brakes manufactured by the defendant. Click here to read…
Mesothelioma Terminally ill ex-factory worker plea to others check for asbestos-related cancer
A former factory worker has urged others to have health checks after becoming the third member of his family to be diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer.Dave Libby, 68, was told he would be dead by the end of last month after being diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mr Libby worked with his father Harry and brother in law Bryan Thomas at Cape PLC in Tolpits Lane. Both have since died from asbestos related conditions. Click here to read…
Asbestos-related cancer treatment breakthrough leaves Australian researchers optimistic
Australian researchers are cautiously optimistic after using nanocells to achieve what could be one of the most significant breakthroughs in asbestos-related cancer treatment in a decade. Scientists from the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Centre have published a case report of a patient whose mesothelioma has almost entirely disappeared. Click here to read…
Malignant Mesothelioma Global Clinical Trials Review 2015
Clinical trial report, “Malignant Mesothelioma Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015″provides an overview of Malignant Mesothelioma clinical trials scenario. This report provides top line data relating to the clinical trials on Malignant Mesothelioma. Report includes an overview of trial numbers and their average enrollment in top countries conducted across the globe. Click here to read…
Paradigm-Changing Triplet Therapy for Mesothelioma
CHICAGO — The standard of care for mesothelioma has not changed for a decade, but it should now, say experts.
The call for change was prompted by the results showing that bevacizumab (Avastin, Genentech) added to the current standard of care (SOC) pemetrexed and cisplatin — provides significantly longer overall survival (OS) vs the SOC when used first-line in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.Click here to read…
Scientists Link Protein Marker with Mesothelioma Prognosis in New Study, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
RALEIGH, NC (PRWEB) AUGUST 02, 2015
Molecular biologists in New South Wales say a protein linked to cell proliferation could be a powerful prognostic indicator for mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read…
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