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Protein Could be “Critical Biomarker” for Mesothelioma in Asbestos-Exposed Workers

An Italian research team says they have identified a protein that may help quantify risk and detect early mesothelioma in people who have been exposed to asbestos. Doctors from three Italian universities used the Luminex Multiplex Panel Technology test to measure the serum levels of 47 different chemicals, including a range of signaling proteins called […]

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Brief, Indirect Exposure Leads to Mesothelioma in Young Woman

A new report contains some disturbing news about just how little asbestos exposure it may take to cause malignant mesothelioma. Radiologists in New Delhi, India have published details of a case of mesothelioma in a young woman who experienced only very limited asbestos exposure as a child. According to the article in the Journal of […]

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Mesothelioma Survival: Treatment Response May Not Be the Best Predictor

How long it takes for a person’s mesothelioma to start growing again after chemotherapy may be a better indicator of their survival odds than their actual treatment response. That word comes from a new study published in the European Journal of Cancer. Doctors from France, Belgium, the UK, and the Netherlands developed models showing how […]

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