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July 16, 2018

Weighing the Significance of Scientific Advancement for Mesothelioma

Due to the fact that mesothelioma is an extremely rare form of cancer, there is still so much left to be discovered regarding the disease. This is in true both in regards to improving treatment options, searching for a cure…
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Mesothelioma News
July 16, 2018

Common Mesothelioma Myths Debunked by Latest Research

Mesothelioma is one of the rarest forms of cancer that tragically claims thousands of American lives every year. However, due to the relative rarity of this cancer, there are many commonly perpetuated myths and misunderstandings. Here are three well-meaning but…
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Mesothelioma News
July 16, 2018

Asbestos May Do Even More Harm Than Once Thought

Today, we now know that asbestos has claimed tens of thousands of lives because its microscopic fibers can be ingested or inhaled, which causes: Mesothelioma Asbestos-related lung cancer Asbestosis The science on this is settled, even as there is still…
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July 16, 2018

Does the Type of Asbestos Affect the Latency Period of Mesothelioma?

It is a well-known scientific fact today that exposure to asbestos fibers can cause mesothelioma cancer. However, there are actually many types of asbestos (six to be exact). All six types of asbestos minerals are carcinogenic in nature, meaning that…
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July 16, 2018

Can an Asbestos Ban Eliminate Mesothelioma?

While asbestos has been heavily regulated since the 1970s, the fact remains that some industries still heavily rely on asbestos to make products. However, asbestos has also been shown to cause mesothelioma, which is why some health experts advocate for…
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Mesothelioma News
July 9, 2018

A Closer Look at Common Products That, Surprisingly, Still Contain Asbestos

It may come as something of a surprise to learn that asbestos, to this day, has still not been entirely banned. Yes, strict regulations are now in place for asbestos, but the fact remains that literal tons of asbestos-containing products…
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July 9, 2018

Can a Ketogenic Diet Improve Mesothelioma Drug Efficacy?

Treating cancer requires proper nutrition and a healthy diet, a general principle to which mesothelioma is no exception. That said, there is a seemingly endless amount of diets to choose from, and many well-meaning friends and family members may have…
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Mesothelioma News
July 9, 2018

When Treating the Symptoms of Mesothelioma, Take Care to Avoid Deceptive Products

Since mesothelioma is such a rare form of cancer, it is understandable that loved ones and mesothelioma patients are willing to search extensively for a cure or some treatment that may prolong life expectancy. Unfortunately, it appears that this natural…
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Mesothelioma News
July 9, 2018

End-of-Life Care and Legal Decisions for Mesothelioma Patients

One of the subjects that is most difficult to discuss regarding mesothelioma is the low survival rates that patients face. Sadly, mesothelioma takes a great toll on mesothelioma victims and family members, with less than 10% of pleural mesothelioma patients surviving more…
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Mesothelioma News
July 9, 2018

Understanding Genetic Risk Factors for Mesothelioma Cancer

It is a well-known fact within the medical and scientific communities that exposure to asbestos is the primary cause of mesothelioma cancer. However, research increasingly shows that there can be other significant factors that affect who may be at risk for…
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Mesothelioma News
June 29, 2018

Medical Marijuana and Mesothelioma: A Valuable Treatment Option?

In recent years, the benefits of medical marijuana have been widely debated, both in popular culture and the medical community. The strong emotions and spirited debates surrounding the topic can often cast an overly large shadow on any discussion involving…
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Mesothelioma News
June 29, 2018

How to Identify the Presence of Asbestos in the Home

It is no exaggeration to say that, even now, there are millions of homes that contain asbestos. This hidden health hazard exists in no small part because asbestos was used pervasively in the construction of residential homes and buildings until…
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