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Family of man who died of mesothelioma take former employer to court

Family of man who died of mesothelioma take former employer to court Three judges have allowed the family of a man who died from mesothelioma to take his former employer to court over claims the firm caused him to contract the illness. The relatives of Kenneth Ferguson claim he contracted mesothelioma as a consequence … […]

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Mesothelioma Patients Encouraged to Seek Out Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Patients Encouraged to Seek Out Clinical Trials Black American Patient Two cancer experts from MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas say patients with mesothelioma should be encouraged to take part in clinical trials, not only to help themselves, but to help others who may develop the … Full News here – Read […]

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Mesothelioma Award Considered Highest in New York State

Mesothelioma Award Considered Highest in New York State Mesothelioma Award Considered Highest in New York State A jury at the Supreme Court of the State of New York found for the plaintiff and awarded the man $ 7 million, of $ 3.5 million each respectively for past and future pain and suffering. North's legal … […]

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Verastem to Present New Data at the 12 th International Mesothelioma Interest

Verastem to Present New Data at the 12 th International Mesothelioma Interest … BUSINESS WIRE)–Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM), focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, today announced that it will present new data at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group … Full News here – Read more […]

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Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a New Service of

Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a New Service of … The Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center is trying to make a dramatic difference for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the Bay State, or their loved ones, by not only offering instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma … Full News here – Read more […]

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Bob’s Story | Mesothelioma & Asbestos Lawsuits – Medical Informer Video

For more information about mesothelioma, visit http://www.simmonsfirm.com/mesothelioma/. If you’d like to learn more about asbestos exposure, visit: http://w… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute to Hold Mesothelioma Fundraiser

Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute to Hold Mesothelioma Fundraiser Brothers Kevin and Gerry McCarthy won't be there physically when the dressed-in-green "Irish Stampede" gathers again later this month at the Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, California to help raise money for mesothelioma research. They will be … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Mesothelioma Attorney Dallas – Medical Informer Video

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Asking Your Doctor How Mesothelioma Affects Your Sex Life

Asking Your Doctor How Mesothelioma Affects Your Sex Life Mesothelioma patients usually can have sex safely during and after their treatment, but need some information from their doctors to guide them and better understand how treatment affects sexual desire and function. But raising the issue of sex can be … Full News here – Read […]

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Fundraiser to honor Millville firefighter

Fundraiser to honor Millville firefighter On Saturday, Oct. 18, the company will hold a Beef-n-Beer event to raise funds for mesothelioma research. The event, organized by Denise Santa Barbara, honors her husband Paul, a former Millville firefighter who died from mesothelioma Aug. 9, 2012. Full News here – Read more on Delmarva Daily Times

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Optimal Mesothelioma Care: Is Reimbursement Structure a Disincentive?

Optimal Mesothelioma Care: Is Reimbursement Structure a Disincentive? Mesothelioma is a fast-growing and lethal cancer that occurs most often in people who worked in jobs that exposed them to asbestos. While most cases of mesothelioma occur on the pleura, the lining around the lungs, about a third of cases occur on the … Full News here […]

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Raising awareness: Holly Hill Academy raising funds for graduate with

Raising awareness: Holly Hill Academy raising funds for graduate with … James Hutto Jr., who is battling mesothelioma, wears a customized T-shirt that reads “Heal Cancer” and includes a Bible scripture reference to Luke 1:37. Hutto, who has lived in Augusta, Ga. for the past 25 years, grew up in Holly Hill. Today is … […]

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Mesothelioma Survivor Longs for Walks in Oregon's Wilderness

Mesothelioma Survivor Longs for Walks in Oregon's Wilderness But in 2009, when doctors told the 65-year-old Oregon native she had pleural mesothelioma, she wasn't prepared to manage her own illness as she did for her patients. "When I was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, it was hard. I cried a lot," she said. Full News here […]

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Radiation Therapy on Mesothelioma Patients Adds No Additional Benefit

Radiation Therapy on Mesothelioma Patients Adds No Additional Benefit shutterstock_129171839 The results from a Phase 2 clinical trial, presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2014, have shown that high-dose radiotherapy adds no survival benefit after chemotherapy and radical surgery in … Full News here – Read more on Radiation Therapy News

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Researchers Evaluating Proposed Peritoneal Mesothelioma Staging System

Researchers Evaluating Proposed Peritoneal Mesothelioma Staging System Data gathered by an international group of peritoneal mesothelioma experts is leading to changes in the way patients with this rare asbestos-related disease are diagnosed and treated. The cancer's rarity and resistance to treatment have complicated … Full News here – Read more on Asbestos.com

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