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Conference on Mesothelioma Co-Hosted with National Cancer Institute
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On March 2-4, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will co-host the annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (PRWeb February 27, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12551221.htm
 
Researchers Uncover Elevated Mesothelioma Risk Among Textile Workers, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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A new study of Italian textile workers finds surprisingly high rates of malignant mesothelioma, especially among workers whose job is to sort rags for recycling. (PRWeb February 26, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12540998.htm
 
Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients
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The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will honor its awards recipients during its annual Awards Dinner, on Monday, March 2 for their hard work in the mission to cure mesothelioma. (PRWeb February 28, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12551495.htm
 
Novocure Enrolls the First Patient in its Phase II STELLAR Trial of Tumor Treating Fields Together with Pemetrexed and ...
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Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the STELLAR trial, an open-label, single-arm Phase II trial of Tumor Treating Fields together with pemetrexed and cisplatin or carboplatin in patients with newly diagnosed, unresectable malignant mesothelioma.
 
Mesothelioma in southern Nevada likely result of asbestos in environment
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Malignant mesothelioma has been found at higher than expected levels in women and in individuals younger than 55 years old in the southern Nevada counties of Clark and Nye, likewise in the same region carcinogenic mineral fibers including actinolite asbestos, erionite, winchite, magnesioriebeckite and richterite were discovered. These data suggest that these elevated numbers of malignant ...
 
Mesothelioma Cancer Research Foundation Broadcasting Symposium Live
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The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will broadcast live, free of charge, its Symposium sessions on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. (PRWeb February 28, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12551849.htm
 
Researchers Warn of Higher Mesothelioma Risk in Nuclear Plant Workers, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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A new report says people who worked at any of the Department of Energy’s nuclear sites have a higher chance of dying from cancer, including malignant mesothelioma. (PRWeb February 08, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12500826.htm
 
International Journal Warns of Mesothelioma Risk from Hairdryer Use, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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The new report suggests that thousands of people who worked in the hairstyling industry may be at risk for deadly malignant mesothelioma from the asbestos in older hairdryers. (PRWeb February 06, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12498032.htm
 
Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges all US Homeowners to Review the EPA Fact Sheet on Prevention of Exposure to Asbestos ...
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WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging all US homeowners to familiarize themselves with the dangers of exposure to asbestos in any home constructed with the material as there could be a remote possibility of developing a malignant form of cancer called mesothelioma. Any individual diagnosed with mesothelioma, or family member acting on behalf of a ...
 
Research Study Highlights Promising New Mesothelioma Therapies, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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One of the country’s top mesothelioma researchers has published a new summary of some of the most promising emerging therapies for the deadly cancer. (PRWeb February 25, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12536377.htm