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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
 
Read All About It! The WLAVA Unfurls Its Meso Program for Veterans
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The Veteran's Administration's website has been updated. Veterans with mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer can now arm themselves with the tools they need to fight back. Click here (http://www.losangeles.va.gov/services/Mesothelioma.asp) to learn more about the Comprehensive Mesothelioma Treatment and Research Program at the West Los Angeles VA. Since 1998, the WLAVA has partnered ...
 
Legal action after death of woman who washed husband’s asbestos-contaminated overalls
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Mary Pointer died last year, aged 86, after a short battle with mesothelioma :: Legal firm taking action on her son's behalf
 
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 ...
 
New figures reveal compensation for deadly diseases
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New figures have revealed how victims of asbestos-related diseases have been paid more than £200,000 in compensation from councils around the region over the past five years.
 
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
 
ADAO Announces Global Experts to Present at the 2015 Conference
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The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization , which combines education, advocacy, and community to help ensure justice for asbestos victims, today announced the speakers scheduled to present at the upcoming 11th Annual Asbestos Awareness Conference, “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” , April 17-19 2015 at the Crystal Gateway Marriot in Arlington, VA.
 
Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients
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Last week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced the recipients of its awards, to be presented during the Awards Dinner, on March 2, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, in conjunction with the organization’s annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. (PRWeb January 29, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12482090.htm
 
21 new cases of mesothelioma in Iron Range miners
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Minnesota health officials have discovered 21 new cases of mesothelioma in a group of 69,000 mine workers that have been monitored since the late 1990s. Mesothelioma is a rare but almost always fatal lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibers.