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The costs of mesothelioma can be overwhelming. They can include income loss, expensive treatments that may not be covered by health insurance, plus pain and suffering for you and for your family. Because the disease is preventable – and because it is usually caused by someone else’s negligence – legal options may be available to help regain these costs. Asbestos lawyers focus their practice on knowledgeably and effectively bringing to justice companies that exposed employees and the public to asbestos products. A mesothelioma attorney can help you consider your options and file a claim against the company responsible for your asbestos-related illness. More than one company may be responsible. A mesothelioma attorney identifies all companies at fault. Mesothelioma lawsuits have helped thousands of people receive financial assistance. A lawsuit can result in much-needed money to help reduce financial hardships during an illness and can also provide a more stable future for your loved ones. A lawyer specializing in asbestos litigation can help you seek compensation for expenses related to illness caused by asbestos exposure.

Rare genetic cause of peritoneal mesothelioma points to targeted therapy

Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive tumor that, in many cases, results from exposure to asbestos. […]

Mesothelioma shows promising response to existing immunotherapy drug

Malignant pleural mesothelioma shows a promising response to treatment with the antibody drug pembrolizumab, which is used to treat other cancers. […]

Active agent from the Caribbean sea cucumber could improve treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma

Researchers at the Comprehensive Cancer Center of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital have discovered a new option for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma. […]

Active agent from the Caribbean sea cucumber could improve treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma

Researchers at the Comprehensive Cancer Center of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital have discovered a new option for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma. […]

Landmark asbestosis ruling is good news for sufferers, UK

Court of Appeal rules entitlement to proportional compensation from as low as 2.3%. […]

Landmark asbestosis ruling is good news for sufferers, UK

Court of Appeal rules entitlement to proportional compensation from as low as 2.3%. […]

New Zealand Enacts National Asbestos Ban

New Zealand will prohibit importation of all asbestos products and materials beginning Oct. 1, joining 57 other countries that already ban asbestos. Nick Smith, New Zealand environment minister, announced the latest prohibition last week. His statement marked progress toward a long-sought, worldwide ban on the toxic mineral. “It’s about bloody time,” Laurie Kazan-Allen, coordinator of…

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New Zealand Enacts National Asbestos Ban

New Zealand will prohibit importation of all asbestos products and materials beginning Oct. 1, joining 57 other countries that already ban asbestos. Nick Smith, New Zealand environment minister, announced the latest prohibition last week. His statement marked progress toward a long-sought, worldwide ban on the toxic mineral. “It’s about bloody time,” Laurie Kazan-Allen, coordinator of…

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New Zealand Enacts National Asbestos Ban

New Zealand will prohibit importation of all asbestos products and materials beginning Oct. 1, joining 57 other countries that already ban asbestos. Nick Smith, New Zealand environment minister, announced the latest prohibition last week. His statement marked progress toward a long-sought, worldwide ban on the toxic mineral. “It’s about bloody time,” Laurie Kazan-Allen, coordinator of…

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Mesothelioma surgery improves quality of life, study finds

Although surgery can prolong the lives of patients with an aggressive type of cancer called malignant pleural mesothelioma, many patients avoid the operation for fear it will degrade their quality… […]

Mesothelioma surgery improves quality of life, study finds

Although surgery can prolong the lives of patients with an aggressive type of cancer called malignant pleural mesothelioma, many patients avoid the operation for fear it will degrade their quality… […]

Immunotherapy with live bacterium improves response rate in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Immunotherapy with a live bacterium combined with chemotherapy demonstrated more than 90% disease control and 59% response rate in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), according to… […]

Immunotherapy with live bacterium improves response rate in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Immunotherapy with a live bacterium combined with chemotherapy demonstrated more than 90% disease control and 59% response rate in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), according to… […]

Mesothelioma gene-targeting drug looks hopeful

A new study shows that HOX genes are significantly disrupted in malignant mesothelioma, and targeting them with a drug called HXR9 stopped tumors of the cancer growing in mice. […]

Mesothelioma gene-targeting drug looks hopeful

A new study shows that HOX genes are significantly disrupted in malignant mesothelioma, and targeting them with a drug called HXR9 stopped tumors of the cancer growing in mice. […]