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Upcoming Meeting to Feature News on Latest Mesothelioma Study

Later this month, the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) will be holding its annual meeting in Barcelona, Spain, and one of the most anticipated studies that will be presented is a malignant mesothelioma trial that  pharmaceutical and biotech industry news site Vantage.com is saying “threatens to steal the limelight” from the rest of  presentations scheduled…

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Treatment Disparities Among Mesothelioma Patients Discussed At Conference

The annual World Conference on Lung Cancer was held last week in Barcelona, Spain, and among the topics covered by international researchers and presenters was a little-discussed reality in treatment disparities among patients diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma. Emanuela Taioli, MD, director of the Institute for Translational Epidemiology and the Center for the Study of Thoracic…

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Phase 2 Study of Novel Gene Therapy for Mesothelioma Begins at Baylor

Biotherapeutics company Momotaro-Gene has announced the beginning of a Phase 2 clinical trial on their innovative treatment for malignant mesothelioma. The study will analyze the efficacy of the company’s novel gene therapy called MTG201 combined with the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab (Opdivo) on patients whose cancer has returned.

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Jury Finds J & J Caused Mesothelioma, Orders Payment of $37.2 Million to 4 Victims

After hearing weeks of testimony, a New Jersey jury has sided with four people who blame Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and other talc-based powders for their malignant mesothelioma. The jury ordered the consumer giant to pay the victims — Douglas Barden, 65, David Etheridge, 57, D’Angela McNeill-George, 41, and Will Ronning, 46 — at…

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Each Year, More 9/11 Survivors Die of Malignant Mesothelioma

Every year since 2001, the nation pauses to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center on September 11th. And every year, the number of actual victims of those attacks grows as a result of people dying from related diseases, including malignant mesothelioma. Many believe that by the…

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New Early Lung Cancer Test May Help Diagnose Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

When researchers at the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer announced they’d seen positive results from a new early lung cancer detection tool, it raised the hopes of mesothelioma physicians around the world. The rare and fatal form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos is notoriously difficult to treat, and one of the…

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Why Mesothelioma Patients Need Advance Care Planning

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, there are an awful lot of decisions that need to be made about the type of medical treatments you wish to submit to. It is important to put thought into what you want done to help improve your situation. It makes equal sense…

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Auto Mechanic Wins $8.4 Million Mesothelioma Verdict Against Ford Motor Co.

A St. Louis jury ordered Ford Motor Company to pay $8.433 million in compensation to lifelong resident Al Bennett and his wife Pam  after hearing evidence that the company had exposed him to asbestos, leading to his diagnosis with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a fatal form of cancer that affects the lining of the…

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