New Research Finds Pleural Plaques More Closely Linked to Asbestos Exposure than Mesothelioma Development, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

New Research Finds Pleural Plaques More Closely Linked to Asbestos Exposure than Mesothelioma Development, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
(PRWEB) June 19, 2015 Researchers say pleural plaques, while uncomfortable, don’t typically lead to malignant mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a story on the study. Click here to read it now. An analysis of the medical literature on pleural plaques released by a Princeton, New Jersey-based medical consulting firm found that these nodules ...

Genetic Counseling Linked to Increased Use of Preventive Ovary Removal in Women at High Risk for Ovarian Cancer

Genetic Counseling Linked to Increased Use of Preventive Ovary Removal in Women at High Risk for Ovarian Cancer
SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 Genetic counseling is a preferred method for informing women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations and/or a family history of breast or ovarian cancer about their risks for getting such cancers, but little has been known about the impact of genetic counseling on efforts to reduce the risk ...