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Mesothelioma Discovery Shows Potential for Individualized Immunotherapy Treatment

For specialists, one of the most difficult aspects of treating mesothelioma is deciding which treatment will be the most effective…

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Mesothelioma Expert Named President-elect of the American College of Surgeons

In October, Dr. Valerie Rusch, MD, FACS, an attending thoracic surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, an ACS Fellow, and…

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5 Reasons to be Thankful for Mesothelioma Caregivers

November is National Caregiver Month and with Thanksgiving just around the corner, it is important to recognize all of the…

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Spreading Awareness for Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma in November

One of the most important things to focus on this November during Lung Cancer Awareness Month is educating yourself about…

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Radiation Treatment Dosing Technique Shows Promise for Mesothelioma

Advances in imaging technology for early detection of mesothelioma as well as immunotherapy used in multimodal treatments have recently shown…

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Dr. Taylor Ripley Named Director of Baylor’s Mesothelioma Program

Dr. Taylor Ripley has joined the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center to serve as the…

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3 Ways to Show Support on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September is mesothelioma awareness month, with the actual mesothelioma awareness day falling on Wednesday the 26th. If you know someone…

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9/11 First Responders Expected to See Increase in Asbestos Diseases

9/11 was one of the most tragic and stomach-churning events in American history. Many people forget the victims of that…

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4 Navy Jobs with Highest Risk of Asbestos Exposure

Navy veterans, particularly those who served before the late 1980s, have been impacted by asbestos exposure more than any other…

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Remembering Dr. David Sugarbaker, a Mesothelioma Treatment Pioneer

Dr. David Sugarbaker, a pioneer in the treatment of mesothelioma for over 30 years, suddenly passed away on August 29,…