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Archive for May 2014

Wisconsin Researchers Find Absence of Surgery Has Deadly Results

For those who have been diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma and who are unsure as to whether or not to undergo surgery for treatment of the condition, a recent study out of the Medical College of Wisconsin should prove helpful. The study, conducted by surgical oncologists, has determined that those patients that did not undergo surgery…

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Mesothelioma’s Risks Almost Never Go Away

The results of a collaborative study between Italian and Australian researchers has yielded grim news for anybody exposed to asbestos during the course of their lifetime. It has shown that there seems to be no point at which those who have been exposed and have not begun to show symptoms can assume that they aren’t…

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Online Mesothelioma Communities Provide Tremendous Benefit

A newly published study conducted by Desiree Kozlowski and her colleagues fro the Psychology Department at Southern Cross University in New South Wales, Australia,  have shown that mesothelioma patients and their families gain tremendous benefit from becoming involved in an online support community. The study, titled “Dusted Community: Piloting a virtual peer-to-peer support community for…

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Santa Monica Location for Mesothelioma Meeting

The 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma is being held next month in Santa Monica, California. The event, which is co-hosted by the Pacific Meso Center (PMC) and UCLA, will be held on June 7th and is expected to attract a multitude of international experts on the rare and fatal…

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