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Fighting for Change: Honoring Mesothelioma Victim Bruce Vento's Legacy - Mesothelioma.com (blog)



Fighting for Change: Honoring Mesothelioma Victim Bruce Vento's Legacy 
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Because of the long latency period associated with mesothelioma, Vento didn't experience symptoms from his exposure until he was on a business trip in early 2000. He began experiencing shortness of breath and back pain, so he went to his doctor upon ...

 


Mesothelioma Patients With Advanced Tumors Get Most Benefit From Surgery - Mesothelioma.net Blog (blog)



Mesothelioma Patients With Advanced Tumors Get Most Benefit From Surgery 
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Patients who are diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma face a grim prognosis, but that doesn't mean that they have no options available. Every case is different, and that's why it is so important that patients seek care from experienced oncologists ...

 


Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Navy Veterans with Mesothelioma to Set Their Sights on the Best ... - PR Newswire (press release)



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Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Navy Veterans with Mesothelioma to Set Their Sights on the Best ... 
PR Newswire (press release)
?NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about providing US Navy Veterans who have recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma with the very best possible financial compensation settlement.
Michigan Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a Navy Veteran or Factory Worker with Mesothelioma in Michigan ... EIN News (press release)

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VA-Accredited Claims Agents Help Veterans with Mesothelioma - Asbestos.com (blog)



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VA-Accredited Claims Agents Help Veterans with Mesothelioma 
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Veterans can file claims to the VA on their own, but there are many advantages to working with an accredited agent ? especially when it comes to disability claims based on rare and complex illnesses such as mesothelioma. VA-accredited agents have a ...

 


Is It Just A Cough Or Is It Mesothelioma? - MesotheliomaHelp.org (blog)



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Is It Just A Cough Or Is It Mesothelioma? 
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Not everyone who has been exposed to asbestos will develop mesothelioma, but it is important to be aware of the symptoms and to know when to contact a doctor. A cough is one symptom that many pleural mesothelioma patients share, yet it can also simply ...

 


Steve McQueen Film, PSA Brings Awareness to Mesothelioma - Asbestos.com



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Steve McQueen Film, PSA Brings Awareness to Mesothelioma 
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During the 90-minute feature documentary ?Steve McQueen: American Icon,? audiences will reflect on the career of the ?King of Cool? and discover the untold true story of the star's late-in-life spiritual quest. They will also learn about mesothelioma ...

 


Aggressive Mesothelioma Surgery Benefits More Patients - Asbestos.com



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Aggressive Mesothelioma Surgery Benefits More Patients 
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Patients diagnosed with the worst cases of pleural mesothelioma could benefit the most from the aggressive surgery they often are denied, according to one recent study. The findings have raised questions about the restrictive surgery selection process ...

 


Mesothelioma Biomarker Test May Be Diagnostic Alternative for Frail Patients - Surviving Mesothelioma



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Mesothelioma Biomarker Test May Be Diagnostic Alternative for Frail Patients 
Surviving Mesothelioma
A set of proteins found in the lung fluid of people with malignant pleural mesothelioma may offer a safer way to diagnose the asbestos cancer in frail or elderly patients. Mesothelioma is an extremely difficult cancer to diagnose. Accurate diagnosis ...

 


RCT in Mesothelioma Finds No Benefit From Early Palliative Care - Medscape



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RCT in Mesothelioma Finds No Benefit From Early Palliative Care 
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YOKOHAMA, JAPAN ? Early specialist palliative care for patients newly diagnosed with mesothelioma did not improve quality of life and had no effect on survival in comparison with standard care. These results, from an international randomized control ...

 


Mesothelioma Treatment May Come From Discovery of Treatment for ?Undruggable? Form Of Aggressive Lung Cancer - MesotheliomaHelp.org (blog)



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Mesothelioma Treatment May Come From Discovery of Treatment for ?Undruggable? Form Of Aggressive Lung Cancer 
MesotheliomaHelp.org (blog)
MesotheliomaHelp has reported many times on the challenges in treating KRAS-positive lung cancer, one of the most aggressive subtypes of lung cancer. Now, in a new study, researchers report they may have found a way to tackle lung cancer when the ...