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FDA Fast Tracks New Pleural Mesothelioma Drug

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to fast track SELLAS™ Life Sciences' new drug Galinpepimut-S to treat pleural mesothelioma

Phase II Trial for New Mesothelioma Treatment Opens to Patients

A Phase II clinical trial testing a new treatment for mesothelioma is now open to patients at Baylor College of Medicine Treatment Center.

Former Automotive Warehouse in New Haven Receives 17 Asbestos Violations

A New Haven jobsite received 17 violations for allegedly failing to protect workers from exposure to asbestos.

Ocean View School Reopens After Two-Year Asbestos Closure

Lakeview Elementary, an Ocean View District school in Los Alamitos, California, recently reopened after being closed for two years due to asbestos work.

New Mesothelioma Immunotherapy Clinical Trial at Baylor University

A new clinical trial at Baylor University’s Mesothelioma Treatment Center is looking at the effectiveness of using immunotherapy before surgery.

Asbestos Removal and Debris Cleanup Starts at Barwick Mills

Cleanup will begin at the former Barwick Mills textile plant after a fire that happened last fall, leaving behind exposed asbestos and rubble.

Large Box of Asbestos-Containing Materials Illegally Dumped in New Hampshire

A 1,700-pound box of asbestos-containing construction materials was illegally dumped in Candia, New Hampshire.

Wethersfield High School Gets Additional Asbestos Removal Funds Approved

Wethersfield High School in Connecticut recently received additional funds to remove asbestos in its pool. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Asbestos Work Displaces 300 Students from Falmouth Schools

Up to two buildings will be needed to house 304 students in Falmouth, Mass., who have been displaced due to asbestos abatement work in their school.

Epizyme Testing New Mesothelioma Treatment with Phase Two Clinical Trial

Biopharmaceutical company Epizyme, Inc. is starting a new phase two clinical trial using tazemetostat as a treatment for mesothelioma cancer.

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September 26, 2016
Jackie Clark

Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Favorite MAD Moments and What MAD Means

“Today is Mesothelioma Awareness Day!”