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Mesothelioma Lawsuit Impacted by Asbestos Company’s Lies

A South Carolina jury is being explicitly informed that the asbestos company being sued in a mesothelioma lawsuit purposely lied to try to keep them from hearing incriminating evidence. The case involves Jerry Crawford, a former employee at Celanese Corporations materials plant in Spartanburg, and Civil Corporation, a supplier that provided asbestos-containing pipe insulation to…

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Could Feeling Happy Help Mesothelioma Patients Live Longer?

It’s hard to find anything to be upbeat when you’re facing a diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma. But a new study conducted by researcher’s from Israel’s Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is suggesting that experiencing happiness and other positive emotions may actually generate a physical response in the body that slows the growth of cancerous tumors. Though…

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New Approach may Make Mesothelioma Tumors More Vulnerable To Chemotherapy

Malignant mesothelioma has proven to be particularly resistant to the impact of traditional cancer protocols, including chemotherapy and radiation therapy. As a result, researchers around the world have focused on finding both alternatives to these approaches and ways that would help to make them more effective. A recent article published in the journal Scientific Reports reveals…

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Two Mesothelioma Clinical Trials for Immunotherapy Drug To Begin

Immunotherapy is one of the most promising treatments currently under investigation for all types of cancers, including the rare and fatal cancer known as malignant mesothelioma. For mesothelioma patients and researchers alike, immunotherapy offers the greatest hope for successful treatment in the face of disappointing results from more traditional approaches, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation…

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