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FDA Approves Therapy as Orphan Drug for Mesothelioma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted ONCOFID‑P “orphan drug status” for treating malignant mesothelioma. ONCOFID‑P is a combination of paclitaxel and hyaluronic acid. Paclitaxel is a...

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115 Texas Firefighters Potentially Exposed to Asbestos in Warehouse Fire

On May 6, 2021, approximately 115 firefighters in Austin, Texas, were potentially exposed to asbestos while responding to a burning warehouse. Firefighters were alerted… The post 115 Texas Firefighters...

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Advice for Mesothelioma Patients: How to Handle ‘Scanxiety’

One thing is for sure, when you’re diagnosed with mesothelioma, getting different types of imaging scans becomes the new normal. Whether it’s CT scans, PET scans, bone scans, etc., some patients...

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FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Novel Mesothelioma Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to ONCOFID-P for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, a step toward another potential therapy option for patients....

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FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Novel Mesothelioma Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to ONCOFID-P for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, a step toward another potential therapy option for patients....

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One in Three Mesothelioma Deaths Go Unreported in Brazil

Brazil has a history of underreporting mesothelioma deaths and the trend is not improving.  That is the word from Brazilian public health experts. Their new report appears in a recent issue of...

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One in Three Mesothelioma Deaths Go Unreported in Brazil

Brazil has a history of underreporting mesothelioma deaths and the trend is not improving.  That is the word from Brazilian public health experts. Their new report appears in a recent issue of...

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Combined grade and nuclear grade are prognosis predictors of epithelioid...

Virchows Archive 2021 June 24 [Link] Nazim Benzerdjeb, Peggy Dartigues, Vahan Kepenekian, Séverine Valmary-Degano, Eliane Mery, Gerlinde Averous, Anne Chevallier, Marie-Hélène Laverriere, Irène Villa,...

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WSJ Article – Medicare Payment Collector Targets J.T. Thorpe, Inc. Asbestos...

WSJ Article – Medicare Payment Collector Targets J.T. Thorpe, Inc. Asbestos Settlement Trust (Medicare Fraud) It was just a matter of time that the J.T. Thorpe, Inc. Settlement Trust and/or it’s...

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WSJ Article – Medicare Payment Collector Targets J.T. Thorpe, Inc. Asbestos...

WSJ Article – Medicare Payment Collector Targets J.T. Thorpe, Inc. Asbestos Settlement Trust (Medicare Fraud) It was just a matter of time that the J.T. Thorpe, Inc. Settlement Trust and/or it’s...

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Steven Kazan (www.kazanlaw.com) – The Criminal Element of Asbestos Company...

July 16, 2021 (Opinion) Steven Kazan (www.kazanlaw.com) – The Criminal Element of Asbestos Company Bankruptcies & Asbestos Trusts...

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NIPU: a randomised, open-label, phase II study evaluating nivolumab and...

Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 May 31 [Link] Vilde Drageset Haakensen, Anna K Nowak, Espen Basmo Ellingsen, Saima Jamil Farooqi, Maria Moksnes Bjaanæs, Henrik Horndalsveen, Tine Mcculloch,...

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The association between pleural fluid exposure and survival in pleural...

Chest 2021 June 10 [Link] Rachelle Asciak, Nikolaos I Kanellakis, Anna Bibby, Andrew Kidd, Stephen Gerry, Rachel Mercer, Nick Maskell, Kevin G Blyth, Peter Fsadni, Stephen Montefort, Ioannis...

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Treating Stage 4 Lung Cancer and Stage 4 Cancer with Natural Killer Cells

Treating Stage 4 Lung Cancer and Stage four Cancer with All-natural Killer Cells Report by Brem Devol Dealing with Phase four Lung Cancer and Stage four Most cancers with All-natural Killer Cells –...

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Ca Lawyer Search

Mesothelioma lawyers understand what comes with having the illness and its effects on the person diagnosed along with the effects on the family. Ca Lawyer Ca Lawyer Search Search for this reason they...

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Mesothelioma Quality of Life

Mesothelioma and empowerment – does one preclude the other? That’s what I was discussing last week with a friend’s husband, a psychiatrist in Colorado. We were talking about the way in which...

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TGF-beta signaling and defects in the NF2-Hippo pathway cooperate to promote...

A recent publication by Sekido and colleagues has highlighted the connection between two relevant survival/growth pathways in mesothelioma, TGF-beta and NF2/Hippo. TGF-beta may play important roles in...

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Treatment with Vinorelbine for Relapsed Pleural Mesothelioma

A new study suggests that treatment with vinorelbine may boost progression free survival for people with relapsed malignant mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a virulent cancer caused by exposure to...

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Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Reduced in Mesothelioma Patients

Avastin (bevacizumab) is a type of chemotherapy treatment that slows tumor growth by blocking the protein that is responsible for forming new blood vessels, which is what tumors need to thrive. By...

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Resources for Mesothelioma

When facing a diagnosis of mesothelioma, knowing where to turn for information and support can make an enormous difference. While there may be local agencies in your area that provide support related...

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