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 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

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 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 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

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 | July 23, 2008

Welcome to Simmons Hanly Conroy Mesothelioma Support Blog

Welcome to Simmons Hanly Conroy’s Mesothelioma Support blog, a place for patients and families to find information, news, and stories about mesothelioma, the rare cancer caused by asbestos. We hope this blog… Read More