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Son of a Mesothelioma Victim Shows Veterans with Mesothelioma How to Get the Right Answers, Right Away
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"Unfortunately, the center is not on the radar," said Clare Cameron, executive director of The Pacific Meso Center. The Comprehensive Mesothelioma Center (CMC) in West Los Angeles is headed by Dr. Robert B. Cameron, MD, FACS.
 
Research Finds Radiotherapy May Negatively Impact Lung Function in Mesothelioma Patients, According to Surviving ...
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New research finds that IMRT, a method of delivering highly-targeted radiation into mesothelioma tumors, may have a negative effect on patients' ability to breathe. (PRWeb December 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12398988.htm
 
Iron Range miners risk rare cancer, study shows
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A final report to the Legislature on a six-year, $4.9 million University of Minnesota study says the state's taconite workers face higher risks from a rare form of lung cancer called mesothelioma the longer they've worked in the industry or if they've had above-average exposures to certain kinds of dust.
 
Researchers Present Final Report On Taconite Risks
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A final report to the Legislature on a six-year, $4.9 million University of Minnesota study says the state's taconite workers face higher risks from a rare form of lung cancer called mesothelioma the longer they've worked in the industry or if they've had above-average exposures to certain kinds of dust.
 
Mesothelioma Trial Launched for Newly-Approved Lung Scarring Drug, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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A new clinical trial is underway to test the safety and efficacy of the kinase inhibitor nintedanib for malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWeb December 04, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12366125.htm
 
Targeted next-generation sequencing reveals a high number of genomic mutations in advanced malignant
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( International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer ) Next generation sequencing in malignant pleural mesothelioma tumors shows a complex mutational setting with a high number of genetic alterations in genes involved in DNA repair, cell survival and cell proliferation pathways. Increased accumulation of mutations correlates with early progression of the tumor and decreased survival.
 
U of M researchers present final report on taconite risks
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A final report to the Legislature on a six-year, $4.9 million University of Minnesota study says the state's taconite workers face higher risks from a rare form of lung cancer called mesothelioma the longer they've worked in the industry or if they've had above-average exposures to certain kinds of dust.
 
Polaris Group Lead Therapeutic Candidate ADI-PEG 20 Receives Orphan Drug Designation in the United States and the ...
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SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Group announced today that its lead product candidate ADI-PEG 20 (pegylated arginine deiminase) has received orphan drug designation for the treatment of ...
 
Health Study Finds Link Between Mesothelioma and Years in Taconite Industry
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After six years and $4.9 million come the results of a University of Minnesota study looking into what's behind higher than normal rates of cancer in Iron Range miners and whether mining dust or asbestos is to blame. The research team presented the findings Monday night to a full house at the Hibbing Memorial building...
 
Smoking and Asbestos Exposure – The Disturbing Synergistic Link
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For smokers who work on the railroad, heed this warning – there is a disturbing synergistic effect between smoking and asbestos exposure in the proliferation of mesothelioma cancer. If you have been exposed to asbestos and smoke, you are at a much higher risk of developing mesothelioma, an incurable form of cancer. Mesothelioma and Smoking […]