The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft plan to hand off cleanup efforts in Libby, Montana to local government agencies.
The combination of imaging features with a history of asbestos exposure may be enough information to diagnose pleural mesothelioma.
Eating a healthy diet is important for cancer patients to maintain proper nutrition. There are 5 simple ways mesothelioma patients can improve diet.
Johnson & Johnson Initiates Voluntary Recall of Baby Powder UPDATE: Johnson & Johnson says there’s no asbestos in a batch of baby powder it voluntarily recalled on October 18. The lot, a total of 33,000 bottles, was pulled from shelves earlier this month after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found trace amounts of the … Continued
The European Thoracic Oncology Platform (ETOP) recently completed a disappointing phase 3 trial for mesothelioma treatment.
Each year on September 26th, the medical community observes Mesothelioma Awareness Day. This year, Mesothelioma Hub remembers Inez St. John.
Americans use personal care products, from deodorant to lotions to makeup, every day. We don’t always know what’s in these products and often place our trust in the companies that manufacture them. Unfortunately, these corporations don’t always have the consumer’s best interest in mind. Case-in-point: traces of asbestos, a toxic, microscopic fiber that’s unsafe at … Continued
The latest treatment for mesothelioma patients combines the power of electric currents with platinum-based chemotherapy drugs. New Technology Disrupts Cancer Cell Division Patients have a new weapon in the fight against pleural mesothelioma: Novocure’s TTF-100L™ System. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the global oncology company’s “Tumor Treating Fields” (TTF) technology for … Continued
It’s not always something people consider when taking a daily prescription or over-the-counter pain reliever, but many medications used in the medical field today are derived from plants. For patients, this raises an important question: can herbal medicine help the body fight cancers like mesothelioma? Botanicals and Cancer Treatment Patients who receive a mesothelioma diagnosis … Continued
A new type of immunogene therapy, also called virotherapy, is the subject of a Phase 3 clinical trial for patients diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma.