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Preschoolers in Montana were exposed to dangerous amounts of asbestos for a long period of time, raising concerns from parents regarding asbestos cancer.
An early-phase clinical trial of immunotherapy drug avelumab extended mesothelioma patients’ life expectancy to 10 months or more. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
The phase 2 DREAM immunotherapy study is showing promise for mesothelioma patients. Learn more about the study and how it impacted survival rates.
The Department of Justice is objecting to Duro Dyne’s appointment for its asbestos trust fund, citing several conflicts of interest.
Despite an ongoing asbestos evaluation, the EPA recently suggested it might approve new uses of asbestos in manufacturing. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.
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Researchers tested the efficacy of surgery and a heated intraoperative chemotherapy solution for pleural mesothelioma. Find the results at Mesothelioma.com.
Health concerns about asbestos exposure rise after steam pipe explosion in New York City left asbestos debris littering the streets. Read more details at Mesothelioma.com.
A clinical trial found a new compound RAPTA-T improved the success of standard mesothelioma chemotherapy. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.
Researchers observed inserting a small amount of excess air into the pleural cavity can improve early detection of mesothelioma. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Researchers at Stanford University discovered stem cells that could lead to a breakthrough for personalized cancer vaccines. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.