By | September 25, 2008

Are Blood Tests Useful to Diagnose Mesothelioma?

Almost all of us have had a blood test for one reason or another. It is a basic procedure for any routine physical. If your white blood cell count is elevated, it… Read More

By | September 17, 2008

Ban Asbestos Bill Moves Forward

There was encouraging news on Capitol Hill yesterday. The “Bruce Vento Ban Asbestos and Prevent Mesothelioma Act of 2008” was introduced in the House by the Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Environment… Read More

By | September 12, 2008

How is Mesothelioma Diagnosed?

I have scrutinized hundreds of medical records over the last decade, and the one major point I want to make clear is that I rarely find a mention of asbestos exposure in… 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 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

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