11 April, 2017

Protein Could Hold Key to Diagnosing Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

By | April 11th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Patients who have high levels of a protein known as fibulin-3 in their blood or in fluid that collects between the chest wall and lungs could make it easier for doctors to diagnose malignant [...]

27 March, 2017

Mesothelioma Research Advances Continue to Show Promise

By | March 27th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Researchers continue to work tirelessly on potential new treatments to defeat the terrible disease known as mesothelioma, which affects thousands of people and their families each year. These are just a few of the [...]

27 March, 2017

Still Deadly After All These Years: Mesothelioma Mortality Rates Increase

By | March 27th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

You would think that deaths from the toxic mineral asbestos would finally be in decline. After all, asbestos, a mineral prized for its superior insulating and fire retardant properties, high tensile strength and naturally [...]

10 March, 2017

Proposed Bill Could Make Mesothelioma Lawsuits Nearly Impossible

By | March 10th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) is at it again. He has quietly reintroduced a bill in the House of Representatives (H.R. 906) that would make it incredibly difficult for asbestos victims and their families [...]

24 February, 2017

Baron & Budd’s 40-Year Fight for Asbestos Victims

By | February 24th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Baron & Budd's cornerstone practice is representing clients and their loved ones who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by exposure to asbestos. We were one of the first law firms in [...]

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 You Need 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, [...]