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What Are Your Chances of Dying? Use New Tool to Find Out

What Are Your Chances of Dying? Use New Tool to Find Out

Straight Talk about Mesothelioma, a blog series created by Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncology specialist, as a resource for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. In this technologically and medically-advanced era, we are given instant access to the constantly evolving knowledge about our world. We are continuously updated on national and international …

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The Theory of Evolution Missed One Thing: Asbestos

The Theory of Evolution Missed One Thing: Asbestos

Straight Talk about Mesothelioma, a blog series created by Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncology specialist, as a resource for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. Asbestos gets a bad rap — and rightfully so. But asbestos and its origins are misunderstood by many people. Asbestos is, in fact, not a product as …

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Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Hide from Early Detection

Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Hide from Early Detection

Straight Talk about Mesothelioma, a blog series created by Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncology specialist, as a resource for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. No matter what form of cancer a person is diagnosed with, the general consensus among medical experts is that early detection plays a vital role in prognosis …

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Cancer Patients & the Healing Power of Art

Cancer Patients & the Healing Power of Art

Straight Talk about Mesothelioma, a blog series created by Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncology specialist, as a resource for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. Cancer is a disease that affects more than just the physical body. Along with wreaking havoc on the body, there are mental, spiritual, mood, and attitude-changing side …

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Mesothelioma and Depression – The Ongoing Struggle That Patients Face

Mesothelioma and Depression – The Ongoing Struggle That Patients Face

Straight Talk about Mesothelioma, a blog series created by Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncology specialist, as a resource for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. Grief and depression used to be something people talked about behind closed doors – if at all. Many people might attribute this shut-off attitude as being symptomatic …

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7 Tips for Overcoming Frustration Associated with Cancer Treatments

7 Tips for Overcoming Frustration Associated with Cancer Treatments

Straight Talk about Mesothelioma, a blog series created by Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncology specialist, as a resource for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. Receiving a cancer diagnosis is one of the scariest and most overwhelming experiences a person can have. The disease and its corresponding treatments – chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, …

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Maintaining Your Emotional Health in the Wake of a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Maintaining Your Emotional Health in the Wake of a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Straight Talk about Mesothelioma, a blog series created by Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncology specialist, as a resource for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones. After receiving a mesothelioma diagnosis, it’s natural to feel sad, angry, listless, or just plain “different” from how you used to feel. Mesothelioma, like other deadly diseases, …

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