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Nearly any patient diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, an asbestos-caused cancer, will be treated with chemotherapy at some point. The drugs work by attacking cancer cells with its deadly chemicals, ultimately killing the cancer and halting the cancer from growing. Now, ...
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In February, MesotheliomaHelp reported on research from the Mayo Clinic that pointed to the Ect2 gene as a target to slow tumor growth in KRAS-positive lung cancer and mesothelioma ...

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Pleural Mesothelioma surgery

One of the biggest challenges in pleural mesothelioma care is determining which treatments to use on patients. Oncologists are faced with deciding if a patient will benefit from su ...

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A traditional mesothelioma treatment plan often includes a collection of medication for the disease itself as well as drugs for pain, nausea, insomnia, and depression. The patient ...

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In April, MesotheliomaHelp reported on the findings of a phase I clinical trial showing that the five-year survival rate for some lung cancer patients treated with Opdivo (nivoluma ...

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