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 | August 29, 2008

10 Must-Know Tips for Mesothelioma Caregivers

Caregivers of mesothelioma patients are remarkable people. They are truly unsung heroes. Navigating the medical world of a mesothelioma diagnosis is a complex, overwhelming task, yet it is a job too many unsuspecting individuals… 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 14, 2008

What is the pleura, and How Is it Related to Mesothelioima?

The word “pleura” is about as foreign and strange as the word “mesothelioma.” It almost sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. According to 100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma,… 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