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 ...

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to Hold Educational Class About Asbestos and Mesothelioma Prevention

Ambler, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 Later this year, in September, Diane Blackburn-Zambetti, the Director of Policy and Prevention Education at the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation). Blackburn-Zambetti will present an educational program titled “Asbestos and Your Health.” Ms. Blackburn-Zambetti will be joined by Keith Cengel, MD, Penn Medicine; Richard Pepino, MSS, University of ...

New Analysis Finds Mesothelioma Patients with Genetic Mutation Live Longer, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

New Analysis Finds Mesothelioma Patients with Genetic Mutation Live Longer, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 08, 2015 Scientists in St. Leonards, Australia say a missing or mutated BAP1 gene may bode well for extended survival in people with pleural mesothelioma. Click here to read the full article on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Doctors at Royal North Shore Hospital analyzed the cases of 229 pleural mesothelioma ...

New Study Links Enzyme with Poor Mesothelioma Outcomes, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

New Study Links Enzyme with Poor Mesothelioma Outcomes, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Scientists studying a call surface protein called CD157 say it can impact multiple aspects of mesothelioma – from how fast it grows to how easily it spreads – and may even affect chemotherapy response. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read ...

Study Finds Dosing Schedule Critical for Promising New Mesothelioma Treatment, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma

Study Finds Dosing Schedule Critical for Promising New Mesothelioma Treatment, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 15, 2014 Japanese scientists say a combination of the chemotherapy drug pemetrexed (Alimta) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) can shrink mesothelioma tumors up to 80 percent – but only if it is administered in the right order. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read ...