A 29-year-old Virginia firefighter was too ill to attend his own fundraiser last month. He is undergoing chemotherapy treatments for mesothelioma cancer, which doctors think resulted from asbestos exposure as a child. Normally, the deadly lung cancer strikes victims later in life after years of exposure to...Read More
A Mesothelioma Cure on the Horizon?
While still in the early stages of testing, researchers are hopeful that a new drug will aid in the fight against mesothelioma cancer. A Japanese drug company has created a drug that, when used alongside chemotherapy, is more effective against the mesothelioma cancer cells than any...Read More
Mesothelioma: Conversations with Your Doctor, Understanding Your Doctor’s Advice
If a doctor diagnoses you with mesothelioma cancer, you will have a lot of questions about treatment options and what to expect in the oncoming years. These types of conversations with your oncologist are important, and you will want to preserve the information that your doctor...Read More
Language Barrier Makes Asbestos More Dangerous for Hispanic Workers
Earlier this month, the National Press Club held a meeting in Washington, D.C., and mesothelioma cancer in construction workers was the main topic. Specifically, there was concern that Hispanic workers might be especially at risk for mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure at work sites. In a report...Read More