Category: Latest Mesothelioma News

 Asbestos Popcorn Ceilings: Are they Safe?
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 Asbestos Popcorn Ceilings: Are they Safe?

So the big question, Asbestos Popcorn ceilings: Are they safe? Back in the 1950’s and 1980’s there was a special type of ceiling that was in the form of a spray on texture type; popcorn ceiling. This style made it easy for contractors to hide unwanted blemishes quickly. Sadly, during this time span there was...

August 10, 2018August 10, 2018by
Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms to Look Out for
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Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms to Look Out for

Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms to Look Out for Mesothelioma cancer is not a normal or common illness. It is primarily a serious illness that is caused by asbestos exposure. Currently, there is no cure for this disease, yet specialists suggest that if earlier treatments start, there is a much better chance of an extended mesothelioma survival...

July 22, 2018July 22, 2018by
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma So, what is mesothelioma? Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a very aggressive and almost always fatal type of cancer caused by exposure to Asbestos. Approximately 3000 Americans are diagnosed with this terrible disease each year. Because malignant pleural mesothelioma is caused by exposure to Asbestos, it was believed that the occurrence of this disease...

October 12, 2017October 12, 2017by
Cell Medica to Manufacture WT1-TCR Therapy for Mesothelioma, Other Solid Tumors in 2018
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Cell Medica to Manufacture WT1-TCR Therapy for Mesothelioma, Other Solid Tumors in 2018

Cell Medica will begin manufacturing WT1-TCR cell therapy for solid tumors that have been difficult to treat with conventional therapies, such as mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Cell Medica is planning to initiate a Phase 1/2 trial using a Dominant WT1-TCR version of the product in late 2018. WT1-TCR cell therapy involves taking a patient’s own immune cells...

June 28, 2017June 28, 2017by
Assessing Chemo and Immunotherapy Biomarkers at the Right Time Seen as Crucial in Mesotheliomia Monitoring
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Assessing Chemo and Immunotherapy Biomarkers at the Right Time Seen as Crucial in Mesotheliomia Monitoring

The point at which doctors assess biomarkers of mesothelioma patients’ response to a combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy is crucial to obtaining a clear picture of how the patients are doing, a study reports. The same applies to other cancers, according to the study, which was published in BMC Cancer. A biomarker is a biological indicator of the...

June 28, 2017June 28, 2017by