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Personalized Medicine for Mesothelioma Patients Gets Boost From the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is undertaking “unique responsibilities” in facilitating the advancement of personalized medicine. This is bound to help mesothelioma patients as researchers focus on identifying biomarkers unique to mesothelioma.
Label: Treatment NewsPosted on Monday, Nov 18, 2013
Take the Time to Support a Mesothelioma Caregiver During National Family Caregivers Month
According to the National Caregiver Network, more than 90 million family caregivers, or two out of every five adults, in this country fulfill a vital role on the care team. For mesothelioma patients, the caregivers are vital for helping them follow their medical, dietary and exercise regimens.
Label: For Your FamilyPosted on Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
CDC Suggests Consulting with Infectious Disease Specialists for Treating Mesothelioma Patients with Infections
Mesothelioma patients are susceptible to infections that can lead to life-threatening complications. In a recent blog article on the U.S. CDC’s Safe Healthcare site, Dr. Steven Schmitt suggests including infectious disease specialists in the treatment of patients.
Label: Treatment NewsPosted on Friday, Nov 8, 2013
Every Day Brings a New Battle For Mesothelioma Warrior Jan Egerton, Yet Still She Fights On
Jan Egerton has been battling mesothelioma for nine years. She has had countless treatments, and is set to embark on yet another round of chemotherapy. But none of this has kept her from continuing to fight for her life.
Label: Faces of MesotheliomaPosted on Thursday, Nov 7, 2013
Nanotechnology Targets Mesothelioma; FDA Keeps Watchful Eye on Developments
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Label: Featured StoryPosted on Monday, Nov 4, 2013
Lung Cancer Awareness Month Helps Raise Awareness and Funds for Mesothelioma Research
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Label: Featured StoryPosted on Friday, Nov 1, 2013
MesotheliomaHelp.Net Opens Voting for $10,000 Mesothelioma Scholarship Essay Contest
The judges have weighed in and have selected the top essays in the 2013 MesotheliomaHelp.net Scholarship Essay Contest. Now, it is up to the public to vote on the top five and select the final order of the finalists. College students from across the United States submitted essays about the history of asbestos, available treatments …
Label: Featured StoryPosted on Monday, Oct 28, 2013
Mesothelioma Leads to Virtual BFFs
Having blogged now for several years on how mesothelioma has affected my life, the ups and downs, the pain and the remission, I have befriended many people. This is what I called my Meso circle. I was not one for social networking, as work took up too much time and I knew from colleagues that …
Label: Faces of MesotheliomaPosted on Thursday, Oct 24, 2013
Combination Drug Therapy Results in Tumor Shrinkage in Late-Stage Mesothelioma Patients
In a new study released this week, researchers report that the use of an immunotoxin combined with two cancer drugs may be the next breakthrough treatment for mesothelioma patients. In an article in Science Translational Medicine, “Major Cancer Regressions in Mesothelioma After Treatment with an Anti-Mesothelin Immunotoxin and Immune Suppression,” Dr. Raffit Hassan and his …
Label: Featured StoryPosted on Thursday, Oct 24, 2013
Copper-Reduction Therapy A Possibility for Some Mesothelioma Patients
Mesothelioma has continued to confound doctors and scientists alike. The aggressive cancer cells fight off even the most effective treatments used in other cancers, returns after surgery was thought to be successful, and invades other organs leading to serious complications. Patients and their families who are frustrated by the invasive, incurable cancer sometimes turn to …
Label: Featured StoryPosted on Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013