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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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Asbestos Risks for Cities With the Most Old Homes

Many people love the charm and unique details found in older homes. These houses can also be more affordable upfront which may appeal to… The post Asbestos Risks for Cities With the Most Old Homes...

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Mayo Clinic Opens Novel Clinical Trial for Mesothelioma

Researchers at the much-acclaimed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, have opened the first clinical trial for mesothelioma patients that combines a recently approved immunotherapy treatment with...

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Mayo Clinic Opens Novel Clinical Trial for Mesothelioma

Researchers at the much-acclaimed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, have opened the first clinical trial for mesothelioma patients that combines a recently approved immunotherapy treatment with...

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Japanese Researchers Discover ‘Novel Diagnostic Marker’ for Mesothelioma

A protein called CDLN15 could be a novel diagnostic marker for malignant pleural mesothelioma, allowing doctors to pinpoint asbestos cancer earlier and boost the odds of survival. That is the message...

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Clinical Trial Shows Benefits of Vinorelbine for Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma specialist Dr. Dean Fennell has strongly endorsed the use of vinorelbine as a second-line treatment for patients with relapsed disease. He was the lead investigator in a recent phase II...

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Controversies in the role of radiotherapy in pleural mesothelioma

Translational Lung Cancer Research 2021 April [Link] Gerard G Hanna, Thomas John, David L Ball Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is an uncommon thoracic cancer with a relatively poor outcome,...

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Artificial Intelligence Improves Mesothelioma Diagnosis, Study Finds

There is more evidence that artificial intelligence may have a role to play in helping doctors diagnose deadly malignant mesothelioma earlier.  A study conducted at Japan’s Hyogo College of Medicine...

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Banning Asbestos Still Best Way to Prevent Mesothelioma

A new Spanish report concludes that banning asbestos is the most effective way to prevent new cases of mesothelioma and asbestos-linked lung cancer.  Experts in epidemiology and occupational health...

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Banning Asbestos Still Best Way to Prevent Mesothelioma

A new Spanish report concludes that banning asbestos is the most effective way to prevent new cases of mesothelioma and asbestos-linked lung cancer.  Experts in epidemiology and occupational health...

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