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Oncologists sometimes check a mesothelioma patient‘s biomarkers, or genetic makeup, to determine which treatment will work best for the patient. However, the aggressive cancer can harbor multiple actionable biomarkers, still leaving the oncologist unsure as to which treatment to use.

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There is an ongoing debate among mesothelioma physicians of the best surgical approach for pleural mesothelioma patients: the pleurectomy decortication (P/D) or the extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP).  In a recent study, researchers using post-surgical quality of life as a measure determined

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Bayer, a global chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences company, has announced that their investigational drug BAY 94-9343 (anetumab ravtansine) did not meet its primary endpoint in a phase II clinical trial. The company had hoped that the promising drug would

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Once again research points to nature for help in fighting mesothelioma. MesotheliomaHelp has reported many times on the use of fruits, vegetables and other edible plants, including grapes, onions, and even sea cucumbers, in anti-cancer treatments. Now, researchers are looking

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With immunotherapy being a new, and sometimes experimental, treatment for mesothelioma patients, the benefits are still being uncovered. However, so too are the side effects and drawbacks. This month’s news has brought updates on both the pros and cons of

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