• Gene Therapy for Mesothelioma

    An exciting new treatment that has given hope to mesothelioma victims is called gene therapy. Gene therapy attempts to decipher why proteins within certain cells cause them to be resilient to cancer while some cells do not. A while back it was believed that genes were complete upon birth, and that they couldn’t affect conditions

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  • Coping With Cancer – A Family View

    An often forgotten feature of dealing with cancer is what I call ‘after the event’. That is, when your loved one has passed on. The coming months are a particular difficult time for such people. There is a real danger that during this time the grieving person resorts to addictive substances to get through the

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  • Information on Mesothelioma : Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

    What is Mesothelioma? The National Cancer Institute states that: “Malignant mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer, is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the sac lining the chest (the pleura), the lining of the abdominal cavity (the peritoneum) or the lining around the heart (the pericardium).” How do you get Mesothelioma?

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  • Screening for Mesothelioma

    Doctor appointments are critical to make sure you’re staying in proper health. However, exposure to asbestos presents an added urgency for routine appointments. Because asbestos related diseases take decades to form, early detection is critical for proper treatment. People who have jobs in industries like construction, shipbuilding and manufacturing are particularly susceptible of contracting these

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  • Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosed : Dealing With Emotions

    People deal with and react to having cancer in different ways. There really isn’t a right or wrong way to behave or feel regarding this disease and it is easily forgotten that partners, family and friends will need support as well. Initial response, not only from the patient, is often disbelief…”There must be a mistake!

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  • Mesothelioma Lawsuit

    Mesothelioma is a cancer of the linings of the heart, chest and abdominal cavity and is caused by exposure to asbestos, either first hand from working in (usually industrial) sites which used asbestos or second hand from coming into contact with the clothes of a family member who worked on one of these sites. It

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