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Since asbestos was used heavily across all military branches, veterans are among the most at risk for mesothelioma and account for about 30% of all diagnoses today. Learn where asbestos was used, veteran treatments centers and how to file a VA claim.

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Heather Von St. James was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma at 36 years old, just a few months after giving birth to her daughter. Without treatment, doctors told her she would have just 15 months to live. Heather and her family decided to pursue a new, aggressive treatment in Boston, and she is now a 13-year survivor. Today, Heather dedicates her life to advocating for patients and an asbestos ban. Connect with Heather.

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The 2019 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Brings Experts and Patients Together

  • Author: Emily Clemens
  • Date: 2/26/2019

The 2019 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Brings Experts and Patients Together

From March 25th – 27th, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will host its annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma in Bethesda, Maryland. The Meso Foundation has organized ...

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Two Clinical Trials Show Potential of Opdivo for Recurrent Mesothelioma

  • Author: Lauren Serafin
  • Date: 2/14/2019

Two Clinical Trials Show Potential of Opdivo for Recurrent Mesothelioma

One of the prominent areas of mesothelioma research today is around the development of an effective, tolerable, second-line treatment for recurrent cases. Studies have shown mesothelioma recurrence...

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