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New Drug One Step Closer to Halting Malignant Mesothelioma

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There is no known cure for mesothelioma, but doctors, scientists, and researchers have been working tirelessly to discover treatments that may eventually be able to eradicate this deadly cancer. In April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an orphan drug designation to AstraZeneca for tremelimumab. Now, only a few months later, another company …

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The Comfort of Hospice Care

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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. Researchers are making progress in their understanding and treatment of mesothelioma. But, with the exception of mesothelioma that is caught early, there is still no cure. This …

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Mesothelioma Heroes Foundation Hosts “I Know a Superhero” Event

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Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer, which means that the passionate community is small, and that there are not frequent mesothelioma-related events hosted around the country. Thankfully, one group — the Mesothelioma Heroes Foundation — has planned a very special event for this Saturday, August, 22, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois. What You Need to …

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Tips for Caregivers

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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. As I’ve addressed in previous posts, a diagnosis of mesothelioma has a tremendous impact not just on the patient, but on family and friends as well. While …

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Reading, Writing, and Asbestos Exposure: Asbestos in Our Schools

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Many parents of school-age children encounter a great deal of anxiety. They often wonder: “Is my child getting good grades?” “Is my child being bullied?” “What if someone brings a gun into my child’s school?” All of these common worries aside, a lot of parents are unlikely to be aware of a hazard that could …

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Make Your Home as Comfortable as Possible

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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. It is an unfortunate but unavoidable fact that mesothelioma patients spend considerable time in doctors’ offices and hospitals. This makes their time at home precious, and makes …

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Save the Date for the Regional Conference on Malignant Mesothelioma

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Back in March, we attended the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, run by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (also known as the Meso Foundation). As we sat in on seminars and met inspiring individuals, we shared our new knowledge and stories with you—but we’re sure many of you wish you could have been at the …

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