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37-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Grateful for Alternative Therapy - Asbestos.com (blog)



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37-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Grateful for Alternative Therapy 
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They all told him, in different ways, the mesothelioma tumor cells likely would return with a vengeance, giving him six to 12 months to live. This was 1980, well before peritoneal mesothelioma therapy had advanced where it is today. He was offered ...

 


Many Pleural Mesothelioma Patients May Be Missing Out on Life-Extending Treatments - Surviving Mesothelioma



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Many Pleural Mesothelioma Patients May Be Missing Out on Life-Extending Treatments 
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Too many patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma are not getting the trimodality treatment protocol that could significantly change their outcomes. That is the finding of a newly-published study conducted at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston ...

 


Understanding Off-Label Drug Use in Treating Mesothelioma - Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center (blog)



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Understanding Off-Label Drug Use in Treating Mesothelioma 
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Whenever we get sick, we hope to be prescribed the leading approved medicine for whatever ailment we're facing. But for some diseases, especially more rare cases like mesothelioma, there may be fewer options available that have been approved by the ...

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Protein May Help Predict Complications After Peritoneal Mesothelioma Surgery - Surviving Mesothelioma



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Protein May Help Predict Complications After Peritoneal Mesothelioma Surgery 
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Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center say they may have found a way to help predict which peritoneal mesothelioma patients are most likely to develop complications after cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Cytoreductive surgery ...

 


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 bevacizumab (Avastin ...

 


Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges Oil and Gas Pipeline Workers with Mesothelioma to Call for Instant ... - PR Newswire (press release)



Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges Oil and Gas Pipeline Workers with Mesothelioma to Call for Instant ... 
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NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is reaching out to oil or gas pipeline workers who have recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or their families, and urging them to call them anytime at 800-714-0303. The ...

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Mesothelioma Patients and Their Caregivers Benefit From Yoga - MesotheliomaHelp.org (blog)



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Mesothelioma Patients and Their Caregivers Benefit From Yoga 
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According to the National Cancer Society, exercise is an important part of cancer treatment and recovery. Exercise can help patients feel better physically, improve their appetite, loosen stiffened joints, as well as improve their mood. While many ...

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Jenni DeHart Remembers Her Father's Battle with Stage 4 Pleural Mesothelioma - Mesothelioma.com (blog)



Jenni DeHart Remembers Her Father's Battle with Stage 4 Pleural Mesothelioma 
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Leonard's daughter, Jenni DeHart recently recalled to the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. Leonard earned his retirement after working at a paper mill for 40 years to provide for their family. He was a loving father, and DeHart remembers herself and her ...

 


Emergency Planning for Mesothelioma Caregivers - Asbestos.com (blog)



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Emergency Planning for Mesothelioma Caregivers 
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A quick Google search yields hundreds of tips for planning ahead of wildfires, extreme weather and other disasters. The problem some caregivers face is understanding how to prepare for the specific needs of a patient. The National Cancer Institute (NCI ...

 


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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Smoking is a risk factor for more than a dozen types of cancer as well as many other benign illnesses, and for decades doctors have warned against tobacco smoke's power to cause disease. However, smoking does not significantly increase a person's ...
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