By | January 23, 2009

Asbestos Cleanup Too Costly For Many

Maquoketa, Iowa, is a beautiful city located south of Dubuque along the Maquoketa River. The town has long been revered as “picturesque” with its array of historical sites, mysterious caves and unique… Read More

By | January 20, 2009

What Can I Do to Make My Doctor Visits as Productive as Possible?

If you have the opportunity to visit the Simmons Hanly Conroy Mesothelioma Video Library (MVL), you may find it helpful as you prepare for your initial consultation with a mesothelioma expert. You know you… Read More

By | January 15, 2009

Mesothelioma’s Alimta Inventor Donates $1 Million To Hamilton College

Edward C. Taylor, inventor of the anti-cancer drug Alimta has, with his wife Virginia, donated $1 million to establish an endowed fund for chemistry research at Hamilton College.  Alimta has now been on… Read More

By | December 30, 2008

New Asbestos Cancer Research from Ohio State University

Ohio State University scientists are hoping to discover how asbestos fibers form cancer in human cells. Although clinical applications for the research are years away, researchers hope their work will aid in… Read More

By | December 19, 2008

Pleural Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Looks Promising

A clinical trial recently conducted in Japan and supervised by the Japanese Ministry of Health and cancer researchers Eli Lilly and Company had very promising results. They recently announced that a combination… Read More

By | December 18, 2008

Mesothelioma Treatment in Germany Gives Years to Patient

BBC News has reported the story of Debbie Brewer, a 49-year-old mother of three from Plymouth in Devon, UK. In November of 2006, Brewer was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare form of lung… Read More

By | December 18, 2008

New Treatment Offers New Hope For Mesothelioma Patients

There is new hope for patients suffering from the asbestos-related cancer of mesothelioma. A drug commonly used to treat skin cancer has been paired with another leading anti-cancer drug by University of… Read More

By | December 15, 2008

Asbestos Awareness Day Conference Registration Open

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, an independent organization funded through voluntary contributions and staffed completely by volunteers, has opened registration for its 5th Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference for March 27 through… Read More

By | December 10, 2008

How Do I Go About Getting A Second Opinion?

Recently, we discussed that obtaining a second opinion for a mesothelioma diagnosis is a personal decision. Today we turn our focus to the process of actually getting that second opinion. Unfortunately, in this age… Read More

By | December 8, 2008

Should I Get a Second Opinion for My Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

I consider it always in one’s best interests to explore all viable mesothelioma treatment options. In preparation you should work closely with your diagnosing physician or primary care physician as he or she… Read More