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New VA Healthcare Bill Could Help Mesothelioma Patients

The Veterans’ Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act was signed by President Trump last week with the promise of taking better care of veterans’ who were subjected to mistreatment in ...
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Important Compensation Tips For Those Diagnosed With Mesothelioma

Being diagnosed with mesothelioma is overwhelming enough by itself. Unlike many other cancers mesothelioma is completely avoidable. It’s hard to come to terms with the fact that their exposure ...
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New Evidence Points to NLR as an Important Prognostic Tool

While recent studies have concluded that the neutrophils to lymphocytes ratio or NLR may be a poor indicator of cancer, new research suggests that NLR may be a helpful prognostic tool with respect to ...
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5 Myths About Mesothelioma

Myth #1 Mesothelioma Only Affects Senior Citizens Because mesothelioma typically takes 10 to 50 years to manifest the largest demographic of those suffering from mesothelioma are over the age of 65 ...
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New Study Reveals That Curcumin May Slow Mesothelioma Tumor Growth

A French study published in Oncotarget revealed that curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, both slowed tumor growth and reduced tumor mass. The study focuses on sarcomatoid mesothelioma - one ...
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Study Finds That Surgical Protocols May Have Greater Impact on Survival Times Than Designated Stage

A new report out of Belgium, published in the Acta Chirugica Belgica studied 101 pleural mesothelioma cases from 2001 to 2015. The study found that the median survival time of 18.3 months. Of the ...
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Pleurectomy/Decortication (P/D) Methods and Mesothelioma Survival Rates

A new report published in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery studied the cases of 314 pleural mesothelioma patients from 2011 to 2014 who had P/D surgery to remove the pleural membrane ...
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New App is an Invaluable Tool for Mesothelioma Patients

The fear of the unknown and confusion that accompanies a mesothelioma diagnosis is something that no one can truly understand unless they have been through the experience. To help combat this ...
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Dental Techs May Be Subject To An Elevated Risk Of Mesothelioma

In a study published just last week in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine it was revealed that dental technicians may be subject to an elevated risk of mesothelioma, an often overlooked piece ...
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What is a Mesothelioma Attorney?

A mesothelioma attorney is an attorney who specializes in the intricacies and unique issues dealing with asbestos exposure and mesothelioma claims. A good mesothelioma lawyer likely only practices or ...
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French Study Inks Cellular Factors With Survival Rates

Medical researchers at the University Hospital of Saint Etienne published a study in the international journal, Virchows Archiv which involved 116 pleural mesothelioma patients. The French doctors ...
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New Vaccine Seeks to Stop Mesothelioma Before It Ever Forms

The Department of Defense has provided research grants of $550,000 Pietro Bertino and his team at the University of Hawaii to develop a vaccine aimed at preventing mesothelioma before it ever forms. ...
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Massage and Meditation May Provide A Healthy Outlet For Dealing With the Stress Of A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

While there currently is no cure for mesothelioma there are treatment options. Unfortunately, diagnoses typically come far too late for those treatments to be very effective. The stress of the ...
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International Mesothelioma Trends and Statistics

The Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine reports that asbestos has been banned in 65 countries which have a total population of over billion people or approximately 16% of the ...
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New Lung Cancer Drug Study Leaves Mesothelioma Patients Hopeful

Last week concluded the annual Washington D.C. conference of the American Association for Cancer Researchers (AACR). At the conference, scientists and researchers from around the world reported their ...
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MS Treatment Shows Promise For Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma researchers from the University of Hawaii Cancer Center have seen promising results from the application of a treatment protocol for multiple sclerosis (MS). The researchers are ...
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Navy Veterans Diagnosed With Mesothelioma Urged To seek Qualified Legal Counsel

Navy veterans account for approximately one third of all mesothelioma diagnoses. Typically exposure was not just isolated to the Navy as many sailors picked up a trade that used the same skill sets in ...
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10 Tips To Help Support A Loved One With Mesothelioma

Getting a mesothelioma diagnosis is a very difficult thing to hear. As a loved one you may struggle to find the right words or to avoid saying the wrong thing. Emotional support is not a science and ...
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Compensation Center Urges Power Plant Workers Diagnosed With Mesothelioma to Seek Qualified Legal Representation

Because power plants require the operation of heat and friction generating machinery, many installations prior to the 1980s contained asbestos insulation to avoid fires and overheating. The ordinary ...
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Psychological Well-Being Is Extremely Important For Those Living With Mesothelioma

The Department of Emergency Psychiatry and Post-Acute Care, Lapeyronie Hospital and University of Montpellier, France analyzed 15 different high-quality peer-reviewed studies to search for links ...
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CancerLocator May Be able to Provide Minimally Invasive, Early Detection of Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a particularly aggressive form of cancer which usually carries a grim prognosis. Almost uniformly, treatment outcomes depend on how early on in the patient is diagnosed with the ...
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Patient Selection Key to Treatment Outcomes for Antibody Drug Conjugates

Researchers at Immunogen, a maker of antibody drug conjugates (ADC) has published an article in Advances in Therapy, revealing that patient selection is vital to positive treatment outcomes. Authors ...
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What To Do If You Think You Have Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos can’t typically be found solely through a visual inspection. If you suspect asbestos in your home, it’s best to have a professional take samples. You should steer clear from doing ...
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School Compliance with Asbestos Management Regulation

The Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) mandates that both public schools and not-for-profit schools follow certain procedures to help maintain safety from exposure at schools sites known ...
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Victims Center Urges Construction Workers and Remodelers Diagnosed With Mesothelioma To Seek Qualified Legal Counsel

While the use of asbestos in homes was significantly curtailed in the 1980s, construction workers and remodelers continued to be subjected to the deadly exposure long after that. Any time there was ...
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