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Mesothelioma Can Only Be Thwarted by Continued Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Can Only Be Thwarted by Continued Clinical Trials

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. A clinical trial is a type of research that involves human participants to study any aspect of medicine. Clinical trials may help us understand how to diagnose …

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Enhancing Mesothelioma Research with Primary Cell Lines

Enhancing Mesothelioma Research with Primary Cell Lines

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 in the United Kingdom recently published an important article that may change the way we study one of the world’s most difficult-to-treat cancers: malignant mesothelioma. The …

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Comprehensive Clinical Trial Databases for Mesothelioma Patients

Comprehensive Clinical Trial Databases for Mesothelioma Patients

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 the whirlwind that follows a mesothelioma diagnosis, patients and their loved ones are often too busy to seek out clinical trials. Thankfully, organizations like the nonprofit …

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How to Diagnose, Determine, and Treat Mesothelioma

How to Diagnose, Determine, and Treat Mesothelioma

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. Hearing that you or a loved one has mesothelioma is shocking and devastating news. With little chance of cure, many different kinds of mesothelioma, and a variety …

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How Are Different Kinds of Mesothelioma Classified?

How Are Different Kinds of Mesothelioma Classified?

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. Despite the fact that asbestos is not yet banned in the U.S., it’s well established that malignant mesothelioma is caused exclusively by exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma is …

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Extrapleural Pneumonectomy (EPP) Tactics & Techniques

Extrapleural Pneumonectomy (EPP) Tactics & Techniques

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. The key to maximizing the lifespan of a mesothelioma patient is discovering the cancer as soon as possible. The earlier the disease is detected, the more treatment …

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Help All Cancer Patients

How Artificial Intelligence Will Help All Cancer Patients

We have seen it in science fiction movies for decades – from last year’s Oscar-contender Ex Machina, to Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, and all the way back to the 1920s, when Metropolis came to theaters; the human race both fears for and obsesses over the looming possibility of robots, or artificial intelligence (AI), …

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From Initial Symptoms to Diagnosis: Mesothelioma Testing Procedures

How HIPEC Can Be Used to Effectively Treat Mesothelioma

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. Undergoing treatment for mesothelioma is a battle no one wants to fight, but for many mesothelioma patients, the rocky road begins even before their diagnosis. Because mesothelioma …

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