Does chemotherapy work to treat mesothelioma?

Because symptoms of mesothelioma may take many years to emerge, the disease can significantly progress before it’s detected. For these advanced cases of mesothelioma, many people turn to chemotherapy for treatment. But, how effective is this method? A treatment, not a cure It’s important to understand that pleural Mesothelioma cannot be cured. However, chemotherapy can… read more

Mesothelioma victims do not have to suffer in silence

If you or a loved one received a diagnosis of mesothelioma, it is possible that the diagnosis is the result of exposure to toxic substances. This type of serious lung disease is most commonly the result of exposure to asbestos, frequently because of a person’s job. Individuals who contract mesothelioma because of their jobs could… read more

Mesothelioma drug trial

Mesothelioma litigation is a type of toxic tort lawsuit most commonly brought against manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of asbestos. Asbestos is a fibrous mineral known for its insulating and fire-retardant properties, and was once used as a staple in most insulating products, many industrial and construction products. Sadly, asbestos fibers produce fine dust particles that,… read more

A “Biomarker” Test for Asbestos May Help Diagnose Mesothelioma

The use of asbestos became increasingly popular among manufacturers and builders in the late 19th century because of its sound absorption, tensile strength, resistance to fire, heat, electrical and chemical damage, and of course, its affordability. It was used in such applications as electrical insulation for hotplate wiring and in building insulation. When asbestos is used… read more