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Exposure to Asbestos With BAP1 Mutation Increases Risk of Mesothelioma

April 12, 2024

In a study presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2024, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center showed that mice with a BAP1 germline mutation, after[…]

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Researchers Looked at Fibroblasts to Determine Their Role in Mesothelioma Growth

April 5, 2024

Malignant mesothelioma is a hard cancer to treat and is mainly caused by asbestos. It was widely used in construction, steel mills, and other industries. Mesothelioma is especially hard to[…]

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Targeting uPARAP Could Improve Mesothelioma Treatment

March 28, 2024

Mesothelioma is a hard cancer to treat that has low survival rates. This makes it a problem for doctors and researchers. A new study is looking to change this by[…]

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3D Printing and Optical Scanning Can Improve Mesothelioma Treatment

March 22, 2024

New treatments and technologies offer hope for mesothelioma patients. One technology, 3D printing and optical scanning, has the potential to help those suffering with mesothelioma. The technologies refine and enhance[…]

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An Iowa School was Fined for Exposing Workers to Asbestos

March 15, 2024

An Iowa school district could be fined thousands of dollars for having employees work inside an asbestos-contaminated building. State records were recently released showing that the Iowa Occupational Safety and[…]

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Imerys Talc America and Cyprus Mines Corporation are Creating a Trust for Asbestos Victims

March 8, 2024

Imerys Talc America and its former owner, Cyprus Mines Corporation, will create a collective $862 million trust. The reason for the trust is to settle personal injury claims that allege[…]

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ADI-PEG20 Improves Survival in Mesothelioma Patients

March 1, 2024

ADI-PEG20 is showing promising results for mesothelioma. It is the first treatment to be fully incorporated with chemotherapy in 20 years. The drug will bring hope to thousands of mesothelioma[…]

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Asbestos and Other Carcinogens Were in U.S. Missile Silos

February 23, 2024

The U.S. Air Force is investigating asbestos and other carcinogens at nuclear missile bases. According to the Associated Press, the use of these carcinogens dates back to the 1980s. There[…]

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Galinpepimut-S Alongside Opdivo Improves Survival in Mesothelioma Patients

February 16, 2024

Sellas Life Sciences recently reported results from its Phase I clinical trial showing that survival was improved in pleural mesothelioma patients due to its treatment. The trial looked at the[…]

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Breath Test Could Improve Diagnosis of Mesothelioma

February 9, 2024

A new way to diagnose mesothelioma may have been discovered. Researchers have found that the exhaled breath of patients could have the potential to be a screening tool for malignant[…]

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