While CAR T-cell therapy has been successful in treating blood and bone-marrow cancers, a new trial is targeting the treatment's effectiveness against peritoneal mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma is a difficult diagnosis to understand and deal with. The average mesothelioma patient lives less than five years after being diagnosed. Mesothelioma is a deadly and aggressive cancer.
Researchers may have found a better way to identify the severity of malignant pleural mesothelioma, or MPM.
You likely already know that asbestos dust causes cancer. Still, few people outside of those with a diagnosis of mesothelioma understand why that is. And while researchers have a very good knowledge of how asbestos causes mesothelioma, there is room to further develop our understanding of the underlying mechanisms.
Our firm recently published a SlideShare documenting the benefits of using a law firm with national reach when pursuing compensation after a mesothelioma diagnosis.
Anyone exposed to asbestos from the Libby vermiculite mine should speak to a lawyer immediately
In what may prove to be a landmark case for victims of mesothelioma, opening statements recently began in New Jersey's first lawsuit focused on Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products.
After a marathon 10-hour surgery, perhaps the youngest woman to ever contract and overcome asbestos-related cancer may still enjoy motherhood.
Even though many types of asbestos-containing materials have been banned in the U.S. since the 1970s, people are still getting sick and suffering from deadly conditions because of this hazardous substance. If fact, while asbestos use has declined sharply over the last four decades, instances of mesothelioma-related deaths has actually increased.
Thanks to a recent decision by the California Supreme Court, mesothelioma victims in the Golden State now have additional legal protections available if they were ever exposed to asbestos by their housemates.