We Can Help

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.

Why Do Women with Mesothelioma Survive Longer than Men?

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital are trying to answer that question so they can extend survival for all mesothelioma patients. […]

Univ. of Hawaii Awarded $3M Mesothelioma Research Grants

The U.S. Department of Defense multiyear grants will advance mesothelioma research at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. […]

WT1 Vaccine Nears Approval as Second-Line Mesothelioma Treatment

Researchers are hopeful the immunotherapy vaccine will be the first to provide treatment for mesothelioma when standard therapies fail. […]

Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Explores Surgery with Immunotherapy

Baylor College of Medicine in Houston began enrolling participants for the mesothelioma surgery and immunotherapy clinical trial last week. […]

New Mesothelioma Immunogene Clinical Trial Set to Launch

Mesothelioma specialist Dr. Dan Sterman says the clinical trial promises to extend patients’ lives and improve their quality of life. […]

Improving Mesothelioma Survival by Targeting New Genetic Mutations

Mesothelioma specialist Dr. David Sugarbaker of Baylor College of Medicine says discovery is a home run in mesothelioma treatment. […]

Moffitt Launches New Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Tampa

New clinical trials focusing on chemoperfusion and antibody treatments show promise for mesothelioma patients. […]

Tremelimumab Failed to Extend Mesothelioma Survival Rates

Researchers halted the tremelimumab clinical trial because the immunotherapy drug didn’t benefit mesothelioma patients. […]

Mesothelioma Tissue Bank Will Get $5.5M Funding Grant

NIOSH has renewed grant funding for the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank, giving researchers access to tissue samples and data crucial to research. […]

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Hopes to Improve Chemotherapy

Several leading cancer centers across the U.S. are offering a mesothelioma clinical trial for TRC102, a novel drug that may improve chemotherapy. […]

SEER Study: Surgery Still Extends Mesothelioma Survival

Study of nearly 15,000 mesothelioma patients shows surgery remains an effective measure that extends survival. […]

Lung Cancer Community Can Learn from Breast Cancer Progress

Those seeking more research about lung cancer can follow the lead of those who championed against breast cancer. […]

Researchers Stop Once-Promising Mesothelioma Clinical Trial

Defactinib’s poor performance in targeting pleural mesothelioma stem cells forced researchers to stop enrolling people for the trial. […]

Mesothelioma 5K Inspires Family to Raise Cancer Funding

The Jarvis family lost their patriarch to mesothelioma, and now they’re helping the Pacific Meso Center raise money to find a cure for the asbestos disease. […]

Mesothelioma Patients Under Age 40 Display Unique Traits

Researchers say traits in mesothelioma patients under age 40 could lead researchers to better understand the asbestos-related cancer. […]