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Prophylactic Radiotherapy May Prevent Spread of Pleural Mesothelioma - Surviving Mesothelioma



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Prophylactic Radiotherapy May Prevent Spread of Pleural Mesothelioma 
Surviving Mesothelioma
A number of mesothelioma treatments involve the insertion of some kind of instrument into the tumor site. In some cases, these may be drains to remove fluid (called pleural effusions) that collects around the lungs as malignant mesothelioma tumors grow.

 


5 Lung Cancer Treatments Helping Mesothelioma Patients - Asbestos.com (blog)



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5 Lung Cancer Treatments Helping Mesothelioma Patients 
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There still is no definitive cure for pleural mesothelioma, but patients today are living longer and better lives, thanks in part to recent treatment advances surrounding lung cancer. The diseases may be different, but some of the therapies have become ...

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Mesothelioma Nurse Thanks US Veterans For Their Service - MesotheliomaHelp.org (blog)



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Mesothelioma Nurse Thanks US Veterans For Their Service 
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What many people don't know is that of the 3,000 Americans who are diagnosed each year with mesothelioma, an asbestos-caused cancer, approximately 33% of them are veterans. Many were exposed to asbestos while serving our country. It can take ...
Mesothelioma Compensation Center Urges Diagnosed Navy Veterans From Asbestos Exposure in Engine Rooms or ... PR Newswire (press release)
Georgia Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges an Electrician or Plumber in Georgia With Mesothelioma to Call ... NB Herard

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Talcum Powder Lawsuit: Asbestos in Talc Linked to Mesothelioma - Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center (blog)



Talcum Powder Lawsuit: Asbestos in Talc Linked to Mesothelioma 
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As a result, many consumers have stepped forward with talcum powder lawsuits against these companies after facing ovarian cancer and mesothelioma diagnoses from using these products loyally for years, unaware of the risks they were facing.

 


The Benefits of Comprehensive Support Services for Mesothelioma Families - Mesothelioma.com (blog)



The Benefits of Comprehensive Support Services for Mesothelioma Families 
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The International Mesothelioma Program (IMP) at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has a dedicated support team to provide comfort, compassion, and companionship during this difficult time for the patient as well as for the caregiver, most often the ...

 


French Oncologists Upgrade Mesothelioma Standard of Care - Asbestos.com



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French Oncologists Upgrade Mesothelioma Standard of Care 
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Oncologists throughout France have joined the U.S.-based National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) in upgrading their recommended standard-of-care treatment regimen for unresectable pleural mesothelioma. Both groups have added ...

 


Study Highlights Challenge of Selecting Patients for Mesothelioma Immunotherapy - Surviving Mesothelioma



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Study Highlights Challenge of Selecting Patients for Mesothelioma Immunotherapy 
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A new study is casting some doubt on the value of a protein called PD-L1 as a way to select mesothelioma patients for targeted immunotherapy. Several of the most promising new treatments for malignant mesothelioma, including pembrolizumab (Keytruda) ...

 


Mesothelioma Cancer Centers Offering Integrative Oncology - Asbestos.com (blog)



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Mesothelioma Cancer Centers Offering Integrative Oncology 
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Several mesothelioma cancer centers are at the forefront of the integrative oncology trend. Not only can you access excellent, specialized mesothelioma treatment at these centers, but also complementary therapies that will help manage side effects in ...

 


Does Smoking Play a Role in Mesothelioma Diagnosis? - Asbestos.com (blog)



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Does Smoking Play a Role in Mesothelioma Diagnosis? 
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However, smoking does not significantly increase a person's chance of developing mesothelioma, the rare type of cancer commonly associated with asbestos. While cigarettes are the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., asbestos exposure is the ...
What You Should Know About Asbestos in Your Home Blogger News Network (blog)

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High Dose Radiotherapy Improves Mesothelioma Survival in New Study - Surviving Mesothelioma



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High Dose Radiotherapy Improves Mesothelioma Survival in New Study 
Surviving Mesothelioma
Treating malignant pleural mesothelioma patients with high doses of targeted radiotherapy after surgery or biopsy may significantly extend their lives. That's the message from a multi-center mesothelioma study conducted in Italy and recently published ...