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Contest Could Bring Handheld Medical Tool to Mesot...

One of the props used by Dr. McCoy, of the iconic 1960s television series Star Trek, was the Tricorder. With a point, swipe, and beep, the doctor could examine and diagnose the USS Enterprise’s crew members. Now, thanks to a

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MesotheliomaHelp will be joining the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), and countless other organizations, in the fight to raise awareness of the more than 7,000 rare diseases on Rare Disease Day tomorrow, Feb. 28. For the ninth year, NORD

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When looking for a new, effective anti-cancer treatment, researchers often turn to drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other diseases or conditions. Finding on off-label use for a drug can shorten the research time and cost

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Immunotherapy test for cancer patients

Lung adenocarcinoma, the most aggressive subtype of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), comprises nearly 40 percent of lung cancer diagnoses. The KRAS gene is the most significant driver of this cancer, and is also found in some pleural mesothelioma cases.

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Last month, MesotheliomaHelp reported on early research from the UK where researchers identified the Spns2 gene could reduce metastasis in lung cancer, and, potentially, in mesothelioma. Identifying a gene or protein effective in halting metastasis is a hot research topic,

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