15 February, 2017

Washington Family Awarded $2.5 Million in “Second-Hand” Asbestos Case

By | February 15th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

A King County, Washington jury awarded $3.5 million to the family of a woman who died from mesothelioma traced to second-hand asbestos exposure. Although the award was recently reduced by $1 million by an [...]

8 February, 2017

“It’s About Time:” Canada Announces Asbestos Ban

By | February 8th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

The Canadian government has made a move that many people wish would happen in the U.S. – a ban on the manufacture, import or export of asbestos. The ban is expected to take place [...]

3 January, 2017

What to Know Before Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit

By | January 3rd, 2017|Mesothelioma|

There is one known cause of mesothelioma, and that is exposure to asbestos. Thousands of people have filed mesothelioma lawsuits against the manufacturers of this deadly material, and found justice in the form of [...]

13 December, 2016

Red Wine Chemical Could Improve Mesothelioma Treatments

By | December 13th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

South Korean researchers have found combining the chemotherapy drug cisplatin with resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine, could be an effective way to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma. The results of their work were [...]

6 December, 2016

FDA Fast Tracks Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Drug

By | December 6th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

A cancer vaccine designed to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma, known as galinpepimut-S, or the WT1 cancer vaccine, recently obtained a Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This designation means that [...]

29 November, 2016

Healthy Lung Month and the Dangers of Asbestos

By | November 29th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

October was Healthy Lung Month, a time to increase awareness of just how important are lungs are and the role they play in our overall health. But even though the month has passed, we [...]

10 November, 2016

Sea Cucumber Could Help Improve Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment

By | November 10th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

Researchers in Austria recently announced that a substance found in the Caribbean Sea cucumber could eventually help treat malignant pleural mesothelioma. The findings were published in the October 15 issue of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, [...]

20 October, 2016

What is Malignant Mesothelioma?

By | October 20th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

You may have heard of malignant mesothelioma through television ads, but you may not be quite sure what this disease actually is. It's a form of cancer that has only one known cause – [...]

11 October, 2016

What is Benign Non-Malignant Mesothelioma?

By | October 11th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

If you are at all familiar with mesothelioma, you probably associate the word with a type of cancer that is almost always fatal. However, there is another form of the disease known as benign [...]

6 October, 2016

Asbestos One of the Lasting Legacies of 9/11

By | October 6th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

This September marked the 15th anniversary of one of the darkest days ever in the United States. Just about all of us can remember exactly where we were on September 11, 2001 when the [...]

3 October, 2016

What’s the Difference Between Asbestosis and Mesothelioma?

By | October 3rd, 2016|Mesothelioma|

You may have heard about asbestosis and mesothelioma, but you might not know a lot about these two serious diseases. They actually have quite a bit in common, although they are not the [...]

26 September, 2016

What are the Main Differences Between Asbestosis & Mesothelioma?

By | September 26th, 2016|Mesothelioma|

Asbestosis and mesothelioma are one in the same to many people. However, there are several substantial differences between the two. Here are just some of them. What is Asbestosis? Asbestosis is a respiratory disease [...]