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 6, 2008

Greater Research for Environmental Asbestos Exposure

For years mesothelioma concerns have been focused on the occupational environment, for those exposed to asbestos materials were people in the workplace and the people these workers were in daily contact with outside of… Read More

By | October 30, 2008

The Mesothelioma Database

Imagine how difficult it was to track and gather knowledge about certain medical conditions before the introduction of computers. Now specialists can log into central databases for cancers and genetic disorders and… Read More

By | October 6, 2008

What Tests are Performed to Help Diagnose Mesothelioma?

For the men and women who worked in the asbestos industry, a chest film or chest x-ray was likely required by your employer or union. Unfortunately, some of the individuals I have… Read More

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 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 | September 8, 2008

What are the Symptoms of Mesothelioma?

As Dr. Pass states, most patients have mesothelioma symptoms anywhere from two weeks to six months prior to seeking medical treatment. The symptoms can and do include shortness of breath, loss of appetite, pain… Read More

By | September 5, 2008

Asbestos Screening Program in Libby, Montana Comes to Close

The federally funded effort supporting free asbestos screenings for the residents of Libby Montana is coming to an end. September 19 will be the last day for residents in Libby to receive… 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

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