Mesothelioma Breaking News

  • Occupational Risks of Carbon Nanotubes Include Mesothelioma

    1918333_nanotubesAre carbon nanotubes the next asbestos? A new report in Occupational Medicine and Health Affairs suggests that the dangers of working with these tiny particles can include lung cancer and deadly malignant pleural mesothelioma – the same diseases caused by exposure to asbestos. Carbon nanotubes are tubular cylinders of carbon atoms. These tiny manmade particles have been found to have some ...
  • Enzyme May Help Doctors Determine Mesothelioma Prognosis

    1220139_lab4Cancer researchers in New York say they have found a new way to help determine prognosis for people with malignant pleural mesothelioma. In a report in the Annals of Surgical Oncology, a team of doctors from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center say patients whose cancer cells tested positive for an enzyme called CD10 had more aggressive mesothelioma and shorter survival times. Right now, stage ...
  • Report Highlights Mesothelioma Danger in Home Repairs

    1313484_home renovationA new article published in a Danish medical journal highlights the potential mesothelioma danger of certain kinds of do-it-yourself home repairs. Mesothelioma is a highly aggressive and currently incurable cancer of body membranes caused almost exclusively by exposure to asbestos dust. Most mesothelioma patients have a history of working in an occupation, such as construction, manufacturing, or asbestos mining that exposed ...
What is mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma

Learn about the types of mesothelioma - pleural and peritoneal, statistics, and how mesothelioma is diagnosed.

Causes of mesothelioma

Causes of Mesothelioma

Learn about the different types of asbestos and where this carcinogenic mineral can be found even today.

Mesothelioma Legal Resources

Mesothelioma Legal Resources

Learn about the compensation available to mesothelioma victims and how to identify reputable law firms.