By | September 3, 2008

UK's Youngest Peritoneal Mesothelioma Patient Passes Away

Last week a young woman from Britian, age 28, passed away due to peritoneal mesothelioma, an asbestos cancer that attacks the lining of the abdomen. She was believed to be the UK’s youngest… Read More

By | September 3, 2008

Letterman Discusses Mesothelioma Victim and Music Great Warren Zevon

In Rolling Stone’s upcoming September cover story about David Letterman, the famous late-night talk-show host retells his heartwarming last encounter with musician Warren Zevon, who died in 2003. Zevon was diagnosed with… Read More

By | August 31, 2008

Dangerous Chemical Spill Injures Workers in East St. Louis Plant

Normally we save this blog for talking about mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases, and how they affect families all across the nation. But today we’re turning our attention to a different subject. Yesterday… Read More

By | August 29, 2008

10 Must-Know Tips for Mesothelioma Caregivers

Caregivers of mesothelioma patients are remarkable people. They are truly unsung heroes. Navigating the medical world of a mesothelioma diagnosis is a complex, overwhelming task, yet it is a job too many unsuspecting individuals… Read More

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