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Happy New Year! As 2021 begins, there are many promising things to look forward to in the mesothelioma community and in the world.  As COVID-19 defined 2020 and introduced us all to social distancing, quarantining, PPE, and face masks. Hopefully 2021 will be defined by vaccinations and a return to our new normal.  Lessons have been learned and lives have been changed. As we reflect on the year 2020 in the mesothelioma community, there was some progress made in various aspects of treatment [...]

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Given that mesothelioma is such an aggressive cancer, it is always exciting when new treatments are discovered. CAR-T cell immunotherapy is a newer approach to cancer treatment that works to modify a patient’s white blood cells in hopes that they will attack and destroy cancer cells. When a T cell finds the antigens of a cancer cell, it triggers the entire immune system to fight back. By capturing a patient’s T cells and altering them to seek out a specific cancer cell and reintroducing [...]

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It takes a multidisciplinary team to treat a person with a rare disease. Along with highly experienced and accomplished medical scientists there needs to be individualized care. Included and embedded in this specialized treatment is the skills of coaching. We are all very familiar with the roles that coaches play in sports. From many different definitions some of the most successful sports coaches have mastered different skill sets. Some of the skills are analyzing performances, instructing [...]

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We usually write about our experiences while caring for patients with malignant mesothelioma. As always I cannot remember when I left a patient and didn’t have a new respect for how patients with rare diseases like mesothelioma deal with the impact on their lives. Today I read an article about a woman who had been stripped of her job, hobbies, and her life as she knew it by a rare disease other than malignant mesothelioma.  The unique perspective of rare diseases has always fascinated me – [...]

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Over the years we have had the privilege of seeing people diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma in different stages of their journey. Malignant mesothelioma is a rare cancer that is difficult to diagnose and to treat. Treatment options are limited and long term quality survival is the goal with ultimately leading to a cure. Always recommended has been getting treatment at a Mesothelioma Center of Excellence and participating in clinical trials. Treatment and research has been ongoing, but [...]

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