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Mesothelioma Surgeon Says Proper Staging Key to Radical Surgery Survival

Mesothelioma Surgeon Says Proper Staging Key to Radical Surgery Survival In the Baylor study, 5% of the mesothelioma patients who had EPP died either in the hospital or within 30 days of surgery. But 4% of patients who had the radical procedure lived for 10 years or more. Sixty-seven percent lived for at least a […]

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Scientists Say Blood Sodium Could Predict Mesothelioma Outcomes, According

Scientists Say Blood Sodium Could Predict Mesothelioma Outcomes, According … Oncologists at Marche Polytechnic University in Ancona measured the blood sodium levels of 69 mesothelioma patients who had chemotherapy at their hospital during a ten-year period. "The onset of hyponatraemia during the treatment was significantly … Full News here – Read more on DigitalJournal.com

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MesotheliomaHelp Announces Third Annual $10000 College Scholarship Essay

MesotheliomaHelp Announces Third Annual 000 College Scholarship Essay … scholarship-banner-2014 The third annual MesotheliomaHelp essay scholarship contest will begin accepting entries September 1. The scholarship offers $ 10,000 to U.S. college students through an essay contest about mesothelioma, a terminal cancer … Full News here – Read more on MesotheliomaHelp.net (blog)

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Study Finds Bacteria Compound Shrinks Mesothelioma Tumors, According to

Study Finds Bacteria Compound Shrinks Mesothelioma Tumors, According to … Researchers at the University of Western Australia treated mesothelioma cells with the S. aureus mixture and found that it killed the cancer cells while simultaneously stimulating a stronger anti-tumor response in healthy cells. "Tumour growth was … Full News here – Read more on DigitalJournal.com

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Mesothelioma Victims Center Advocates Diagnosed Victims to Call Them About

Mesothelioma Victims Center Advocates Diagnosed Victims to Call Them About … The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "You will never read this in the New York Times, but in our opinion the vast majority of diagnosed victims of this rare form of cancer get significantly shortchanged, because they chose very poorly when it came to … […]

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The Zumwalt Mesothelioma Treatment Program – The Best Medical Plan No

The Zumwalt Mesothelioma Treatment Program – The Best Medical Plan No … have been entreating former Secretary Shinseki and Under Secretary Petzel to simply notify patients and doctors within the vast VA network of the world-class treatment available to veterans suffering from mesothelioma as a result of service-related … Full News here – Read more […]

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Advocate of the Month – August 2014

Advocate of the Month – August 2014 The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Marcus Lovett for sharing the story of how mesothelioma affected his mother and his family's lives as our August Advocate of the Month. Marcus' mother's mesothelioma diagnosis inspired him to share a … Full News here – Read more on Mesothelioma.com […]

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Australian Mesothelioma Registry releases 3rd Annual Data Report

Australian Mesothelioma Registry releases 3rd Annual Data Report The Australian Mesothelioma Registry (AMR) has released its third annual report that shows rates of new cases and deaths from mesothelioma in the country. This year's edition focuses on mesothelioma cases diagnosed during 2013 and notified to the … Full News here – Read more on SafetyCulture

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Lane County Property Owners Wary After Mill Fire Spreads Ash Debris

Lane County Property Owners Wary After Mill Fire Spreads Ash Debris Springfield, Oregon – A fire occurred last week at the Springfield Plywood and Veneer mill, and according to the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA), a sample of ash debris that is believed to have come from the mill has tested positive for … […]

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Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to the Nation's

Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to the Nation's … WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in Texas, or their family members to call them first at 866-714-6466 to ensure they have instant access to the nation's best … Full News here […]

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Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases

Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases Holding that the jury's causation finding was based on legally insufficient evidence, a divided Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a take-nothing judgment in a case seeking to hold Georgia-Pacific Corp. liable for Timothy Bostic's death from mesothelioma. Full News here – Read more on […]

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$2.2m for BHP mesothelioma victim

.2m for BHP mesothelioma victim STEEL AND SICKNESS: Newcastle's BHP steelworks, where Steven Dunning worked and was afflicted with incurable mesothelioma. A CESSNOCK man who was exposed to asbestos while working at the Newcastle steelworks has won a $ 2.2million … Full News here – Read more on Newcastle Herald

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Two Swiss Companies to Pay $90.5 Million to Families of Mesothelioma Victims

Two Swiss Companies to Pay .5 Million to Families of Mesothelioma Victims New Brunswick, New Jersey – After a week-long trial, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Ana Viscomi awarded a total of $ 90.5 million to eleven families from Somerset County who lost loved ones to mesothelioma, an aggressive type of cancer that is … […]

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Texas Supreme Court offers causation guidance in mesothelioma cases

Texas Supreme Court offers causation guidance in mesothelioma cases This case involved mesothelioma, and the court held that the standard of substantial factor causation recognized in Flores also applied to mesothelioma cases. The court did not impose a strict but-for causation standard, but held that the plaintiffs … Full News here – Read more on […]

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$12 Million Verdict Affirmed by Appellate Court in Two Consolidated

Million Verdict Affirmed by Appellate Court in Two Consolidated … The other mesothelioma cases settled prior to trial. After six weeks of trial, Tishman Liquidating Corporation (TLC) was found to be 76% liable for Dave John Konstantin's injuries. From 1973 to 1977, Mr. Konstantin was employed as a carpenter at two … Full News here […]

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