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Latest News from our team. Highlighting recent legislation and medical trials and breakthroughs for Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases . . .

 

Can mesothelioma be prevented with an inhaled vaccine?

Can mesothelioma be prevented with an inhaled vaccine?

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 21th April 2021

Researchers at MIT develop vaccine that may trigger an immune response against mesothelioma and asbestos cancer

Early cancer diagnosis will save lives

Early cancer diagnosis will save lives

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 17th February 2021

Recent NHS study on routine CT scanning of smokers

Combining Pleurectomy Surgery with hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy

Combining Pleurectomy Surgery with hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 15th February 2021

Thoracic surgeon Dr Migliore led a recent study in Italy

New Drug Combination for Mesothelioma Wins FDA Approval

New Drug Combination for Mesothelioma Wins FDA Approval

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 5th October 2020

Successful clinical trial of Ipilimumab and Nivolumab

The fight against naturally occurring asbestos in Turkey

The fight against naturally occurring asbestos in Turkey

By Warren Miller.        Published: 24rd September 2020

Asbestos is still found and still being used in industry

Lives at risk from UK cancer backlog

Lives at risk from UK cancer backlog

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 15th September 2020

Reduction in cancer referrals and funding problems of major Cancer charities

Japanese trial adds antiangiogenic drug to mesothelioma chemotherapy treatment to improve outcomes

Japanese trial adds antiangiogenic drug to mesothelioma chemotherapy treatment to improve outcomes

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 10th September 2020

Antiangiogenic drug impedes blood supply that feeds Mesothelioma Cancer tumours

Rates of Mesothelioma cases may decrease in similar way to Lung Cancer Cases

Rates of Mesothelioma cases may decrease in similar way to Lung Cancer Cases

By Warren Miller.        Published: 8th September 2020

Mesothelioma patients may benefit from recent improvements in the treatment of lung cancer

Mesothelioma Pill shows promise in controlling tumours

Mesothelioma Pill shows promise in controlling tumours

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 12th June 2020

Promising data on Tazemetostat pill presented at U.S. National Conference

Covid-19, Mesothelioma and You

Covid-19, Mesothelioma and You

By Helen Childs.        Published: 10th June 2020

Mesothelioma patients are facing delays to their treatment regimes and many clinical trials being paused

Cross-party Parliamentary campaign launched to rid schools of asbestos

Cross-party Parliamentary campaign launched to rid schools of asbestos

By Warren Miller.        Published: 9th June 2020

More than 75% of the 33,600 state schools in the UK still contain asbestos

Latest US Studies Link Mesothelioma to Talcum Powder

Latest US Studies Link Mesothelioma to Talcum Powder

By Warren Miller.        Published: 29th April 2020

Talc contaminated by asbestos has been found in makeup products, crayons and toys

Covid-19 Impact On Asbestos Cancer Diagnosis

Covid-19 Impact On Asbestos Cancer Diagnosis

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 24rd April 2020

Oncologists urge The Heath Secretary to increase asbestos cancer treatment capacity by sending NHS patients to private clinics.

Coronavirus, Mesothelioma and Asbestos Lung Cancer

Coronavirus, Mesothelioma and Asbestos Lung Cancer

By Helen Childs.        Published: 21th April 2020

Precautions for Asbestos Cancer and Mesothelioma Patients against Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Helping to manage the pain from mesothelioma

Helping to manage the pain from mesothelioma

By Warren Miller.        Published: 20th April 2020

Surgical technique that uses an electrode to destroy a small set of nerves in the spinal cord

Tumour Treating Field Device - A promising treatment for malignant mesothelioma

Tumour Treating Field Device - A promising treatment for malignant mesothelioma

By Warren Miller.        Published: 17th April 2020

Optune Lua, is the first FDA approved treatment for mesothelioma in more than 15 years

New Immunotherapy treatment options for Mesothelioma patients

New Immunotherapy treatment options for Mesothelioma patients

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 11th February 2020

Oncolytic virus therapy vaccine with chemotherapy shows promise

The impact of mesothelioma on women

The impact of mesothelioma on women

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 6th February 2020

The changing face of Mesothelioma, focusing on female victims of the disease

Cases of Mesothelioma Linked to Shipbuilding are Falling in the UK

Cases of Mesothelioma Linked to Shipbuilding are Falling in the UK

By Warren Miller.        Published: 12th November 2019

In spite of overall deaths from the disease not yet declining

Medical Cannabis oil used to help with the pain from Mesothelioma

Medical Cannabis oil used to help with the pain from Mesothelioma

By Warren Miller.        Published: 11th November 2019

Countries around the world are decriminalising and legalising Cannabis

Incidence of gullet cancer has increased fourfold in recent years

Incidence of gullet cancer has increased fourfold in recent years

By Warren Miller.        Published: 4rd November 2019

Could drinking draught beer in the 1970s be a factor?

Recent trials to use fluid in the lungs to diagnose Mesothelioma

Recent trials to use fluid in the lungs to diagnose Mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 21th June 2019

The fluid contains Mesothelioma cells and is easier to extract

Clinical trial on patients with mesothelioma

Clinical trial on patients with mesothelioma

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 6th February 2019

Good results for a combination of vaccine and chemotherapy

Who is likely to survive mesothelioma and why

Who is likely to survive mesothelioma and why

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 5th February 2019

Study to indentify characteristics in people who survive the longest after mesothelioma diagnosis

Meta-Analysis Finds Lung Sparing Surgery the Best Option

Meta-Analysis Finds Lung Sparing Surgery the Best Option

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 8th November 2018

Pleurectomy/Decortication (P/D) surgery prefered option for most Mesothelioma patients

UK's first Peritoneal Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist

UK's first Peritoneal Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist

By Warren Miller.        Published: 6th November 2018

Appointed at The Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

Shropshire and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust face asbestos prosecution

Shropshire and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust face asbestos prosecution

By Warren Miller.        Published: 9th October 2018

Builders at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital exposed to asbestos while working there in 2012

MicroRNA could be used to screen people who were exposed to asbestos

MicroRNA could be used to screen people who were exposed to asbestos

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 3rd October 2018

Possibly leading to an earlier diagnosis of Mesothelioma

New standard of cancer care with image-guided radiation therapy

New standard of cancer care with image-guided radiation therapy

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 2nd October 2018

Using precision radiation therapy and intelligent software deliver Magnetic Resonance guided radiotherapy

Proton Beam Therapy Cancer Treatment

Proton Beam Therapy Cancer Treatment

By Kathy Cooke.        Published: 1st October 2018

What is Proton Beam Therapy and can it be used to treat Mesothelioma and Asbestos Cancer

 

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