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Breakthrough Blood Test May Extend Mesothelioma Su...

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Just last week, MesotheliomaHelp reported on a corporate partnership for blood test tools that will bring improved results in the detection of key lung cancer mutations. Blood biopsies are shown to be fast and accurate, as well as less stressful

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Researchers continue to look for an effective tool that can be used for the early detection of cancer and to track the effectiveness of treatment. Now, one company reports that by pairing its liquid biopsy analyzer tool with another company’s

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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 surgery, chemotherapy or radiation, or a combination of the three. Although each

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The pulmonologist is checking the radiographic film of mesothelioma patient

The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene has been the focus of researchers for finding new, effective treatments for both lung cancer and mesothelioma patients. The gene, that is overexpressed in more than 50% of pleural mesothelioma patients, and in

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Last month, MesotheliomaHelp reported that researchers found pleurectomy/decortication (P/D), a surgery to remove mesothelioma tumors, can improve the physical and emotional quality of life for patients. Now, researchers give another reason this option is superior to the other surgical option,

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