Recent Posts in Mesothelioma Category

Talcum Powder's Link to Ovarian Cancer

Many people use the clay mineral talc as an absorbent product—it keeps things dry. One of the most common talc-based products is talcum powder, commonly used in baby powder and various cosmetics. ...
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Steve McQueen and Mesothelioma

In recent weeks, the Hollywood press has reported that there could be a film based on author Marshall Terrill’s book Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel . For those of a certain generation, ...
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New Hope for Mesothelioma Patients: Cancer Drug to be Tested

Mayo Clinic oncologist, Dr. Julian Molina, continues to study the existing cancer drug, Votrient, as a treatment for Mesothelioma. Votrient is FDA approved to treat kidney cancer but Dr. Molina ...
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Mayo Using Measles Virus to Destroy Mesothelioma Tumors

Dr. Stephen Russell at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota envisioned utilizing the measles virus vector to treat Mesothelioma tumors. Previous research at the Mayo Clinic proved that the measles vector ...
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Asbestos Found in Children's Toys

Los Angeles, CA – An advocacy group against asbestos said Monday it is suing several companies after discovering the presence of cancer-causing asbestos in certain children’s toys. The Asbestos ...
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What is Asbestos and why is it dangerous?

Asbestos is a set of fibrous minerals which are known for their resistance to heat, resistance to corrosion, and high tensile strength. The fibrous nature of the minerals allows them to be manipulated ...
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Clinical Trial Targets Pleural Mesothelioma

The Mesothelioma Center within the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center is now recruiting patients for a clinical ...
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