By | August 28, 2008

Minnesota Mother and Mesothelioma Victim Shares Story of Hope

A Minnesota mesothelioma patient is claiming she is cured, according to an article in the Minnesota Star Tribune. Heather Von St. James, of Roseville, MN, was diagnosed with mesothelioma two-and-a-half years ago,… Read More

By | August 25, 2008

What Causes Mesothelioma?

Exposure to asbestos is considered to be the primary cause of mesothelioma, but the how and why can be baffling. Asbestos is a natural mineral. It is in the air we breathe… Read More

By | August 21, 2008

Mesothelioma and Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is a mesothelioma treatment option that involves using neutrons, x-rays, or gamma rays to attack tumors. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, your treatment options may include one of these types… Read More

By | August 18, 2008

Mesothelioma Tests and Early Detection

Mesothelioma has symptoms which can also be found in a variety of other ailments. While you may need the services of a mesothelioma doctor once diagnosis is confirmed, your family doctor may… Read More

By | August 14, 2008

What is the pleura, and How Is it Related to Mesothelioima?

The word “pleura” is about as foreign and strange as the word “mesothelioma.” It almost sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. According to 100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma,… Read More

By | August 11, 2008

Finding a Mesothelioma Specialist and Asking the Right Questions

If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, finding the right doctor and being actively involved in your treatment are two of the best steps you can take. Mesothelioma doctors are the best physicians… Read More

By | August 7, 2008

Are There Different Types of Mesothelioma?

According to 100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma, there are three main types of mesothelioma: epithelioid mesothelioma, sarcomatoid mesothelioma, and mixed (also called “biphasic”) mesothelioma. Generally, when I speak with someone who… Read More

By | August 7, 2008

Can Mesothelioma Be Prevented?

According to 100 Questions and Answers About Mesothelioma, the best way to prevent mesothelioma is to decrease one’s exposure to asbestos in the workplace, at home, and in the environment. Regulating the necessary safety… Read More

By | August 3, 2008

What Are the Risk Factors, or Who Gets Mesothelioma?

People that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma have, at some point in their lives, worked on jobs or been in an environment where they were exposed to asbestos fibers. Factory workers. Ship… Read More

By | July 30, 2008

What is Mesothelioma?

The first reaction most people have when they hear about mesothelioma is “meso what?” The word is as strange and unfamiliar as the asbestos cancer itself. In the book 100 Questions and Answers… Read More

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