By | December 5, 2008

Evaluating Mesothelioma Specialists and Treatment Facilities

I have been given a diagnosis of mesothelioma. Since this is a rare disease, how do I know that my physicians have enough experience with the disease to treat me? Ask! Don’t… Read More

By | December 4, 2008

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Texas and Pennsylvania

There are currently two clinical trials seeking patients with mesothelioma. The first is looking for patients with advanced stages of pleural mesothelioma in Pennsylvania and Texas. Merck & Co., Inc., a global pharmaceutical company,… Read More

By | December 3, 2008

Vermont Asbestos Cleanup Will Cost Over $200 Million

State and federal officials announced in Northern Vermont that a cleanup of the hazardous waste from the Belvidere Mountain asbestos mine located in Lowell and Eden (operated for nearly a century in… Read More

By | December 2, 2008

Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Awareness

Many cancer awareness organizations deemed last month as Lung Cancer Awareness Month; this year lung cancer will claim the lives of over 100,000 Americans. In spite of such statistics, lung cancer often goes… Read More

By | December 1, 2008

Learning Bioposy Results & Understanding a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

How Will I Learn About My Biopsy Results, and How Can I Be Sure the Diagnosis is Mesothelioma? After the pathologist has reviewed the fluid or tissue specimen he will issue a… Read More

By | December 1, 2008

Learning Bioposy Results & Understanding a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

How Will I Learn About My Biopsy Results, and How Can I Be Sure the Diagnosis is Mesothelioma? After the pathologist has reviewed the fluid or tissue specimen he will issue a… Read More

By | November 26, 2008

Restoring Hope With Memories and The Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund

Oftentimes we see tragedy progress into hope, and the stories are always heartening. The story of Chris Knighton and the loss of her husband, Mick Knighton, does just that; it brings tears… Read More

By | November 25, 2008

Prominent Lawyer from Sunshine State Gives Final Deposition While Dying Of Pleural Mesothelioma

Last week one of Florida’s most prominent attorneys, Milton Ferrell Jr., gave a 3-½ hour video deposition only one day before dying from mesothelioma at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. In terrible anguish… Read More

By | November 24, 2008

Asbestos Tragedy of Libby, Montana Goes National

Libby is a beautiful, picturesque town located in the northwest corner of Montana. Framed by the Cabinet Mountains and Kootenai River, more than 12,000 people call Libby home, and many of those… Read More

By | November 21, 2008

California Marathoner With Mesothelioma Finishes The Race

The San Jose Mercury News recently ran the inspiring story of Tom Kaisersatt, a 68-year-old runner in the 26.2-mile Silicon Valley Marathon, who finished the race in spite of the fact that… Read More

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