By | December 5, 2008

Evaluating Mesothelioma Specialists and Treatment Facilities

I have been given a diagnosis of mesothelioma. Since this is a rare disease, how do I know that my physicians have enough experience with the disease to treat me? Ask! Don’t… Read More

By | December 4, 2008

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Texas and Pennsylvania

There are currently two clinical trials seeking patients with mesothelioma. The first is looking for patients with advanced stages of pleural mesothelioma in Pennsylvania and Texas. Merck & Co., Inc., a global pharmaceutical company,… Read More

By | November 21, 2008

California Marathoner With Mesothelioma Finishes The Race

The San Jose Mercury News recently ran the inspiring story of Tom Kaisersatt, a 68-year-old runner in the 26.2-mile Silicon Valley Marathon, who finished the race in spite of the fact that… Read More

By | November 17, 2008

Common Mesothelioma Questions & Answers

Whether it is you or a loved one who has been given a mesothelioma diagnosis, the same common set of questions often pop into our minds. These are mesothelioma issues we’ve covered… Read More

By | November 17, 2008

Common Mesothelioma Questions & Answers

Whether it is you or a loved one who has been given a mesothelioma diagnosis, the same common set of questions often pop into our minds. These are mesothelioma issues we’ve covered… Read More

By | November 10, 2008

Mesothelioma Biopsies and How To Know Which One is Right

In the book 100 Questions and Answers About Mesothelioma the authors ask the following: “How are biopsies performed and which one is right for me?” In my years of working with people that have… 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 14, 2008

When a Parent Has Mesothelioma

In every person’s life there comes a time when we have to deal with the death of a loved one. For many, the most heart-wrenching experience comes with the pending death of… 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 15, 2008

Illinois Woman Raises Awareness About Mesothelioma and Asbestos

Last week The Southern, a newspaper for Southern Illinois, published a story about a local woman with mesothelioma who has been working diligently to build awareness about mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos. Lacey… Read More

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