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Immunotherapy Helps Improve Survival in Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, and Other Cancers

Immunotherapy Helps Improve Survival in Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, and Other Cancers Immunotherapy is a great way to treat cancer because it uses the patient’s own immune system. There are two different ways it can do this. The patient’s immune system can be stimulated or substances can be engineered in a lab that act like the […]

Asbestos Exposure in Beaver County, PA

Asbestos Exposure in Beaver County, PA The number of deaths from malignant mesothelioma is very high in Pennsylvania. According to the CDC and the NIOSH Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System statistics, the state ranks third out of all the states and District of Columbia for the number of asbestos cases. Mesothelioma is a cancer that […]

The Supreme Court Declined to Review Johnson & Johnson’s $2.1 Billion Talc Verdict

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The Supreme Court Declined to Review Johnson & Johnson’s $2.1 Billion Talc Verdict The Supreme Court is not reviewing a lower court decision awarding $2 billion to women with ovarian cancer resulting from exposure to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) talcum powder contaminated with asbestos. Lately, there have been many lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and […]

Latest Developments in Asbestos Litigation

Latest Developments in Asbestos Litigation Asbestos exposes people to carcinogenic health risks when it becomes airborne. Despite warnings and efforts to ban the use of asbestos, it remains legal in the United States. Many who have a suffered severe illness or mourned the loss of loved ones from asbestos-related diseases have instituted litigation against the […]

Benzene was Just Found in Multiple Brands of Sunscreen

Benzene was Just Found in Multiple Brands of Sunscreen Just in time for summer: benzene was recently found in different batches of sunscreen. A pharmacy that tests sunscreen and other after-sun products found that various brands of sunscreen contained the carcinogen. Valisure, the company that did the testing, batch tests medications before they reach consumers. […]

Signs and Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Signs and Symptoms of Mesothelioma

Signs and Symptoms of Mesothelioma What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer occurring in the thin tissue layers that cover most of your internal organs (mesothelium). Mesothelioma most frequently affects the tissue that surrounds the lungs (pleura). This type is called pleural mesothelioma. Rarer types of mesothelioma occur in tissue in the abdomen […]

Opioid Executives Blamed the DEA in a West Virginia Lawsuit and Mocked Addicts in Emails

Opioid Executives Blamed the DEA in a West Virginia Lawsuit and Mocked Addicts in Emails As opioid addiction continues to ravage the country, opioid manufacturers are blaming the DEA for the opioid epidemic. A vice president for an opioid manufacturer testified that the company’s abuse prevention systems have gone beyond what the DEA expects and […]

The Purpose of Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma

The Purpose of Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer. While it primarily affects the lungs (80 percent of cases), it can also appear on the outer lining of the abdomen, the heart, or the testicles. Asbestos exposure has been linked to causing mesothelioma. Since mesothelioma is so aggressive, prognosis is poor, with a life […]

Recent Mesothelioma Research is Helping Patients Live Longer and Better Lives

Compensating Asbestos Victims

Recent Mesothelioma Research is Helping Patients Live Longer and Better Lives Mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelium resulting from asbestos exposure. The mesothelium is a lining of different organs including the lungs, abdomen, heart, and testicles. When microscopic asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested, they become lodged in human tissue including the mesothelium. They […]

The Burden of Proof for Mesothelioma Claims

Burden of Proof

The Burden of Proof for Mesothelioma Claims Asbestos inhalation or ingestion can cause cancer of the lung, larynx, and ovaries, and mesothelioma. According to the World Health Organization, roughly half of deaths from occupational cancer are estimated to be caused by asbestos. Lawsuits and claims have provided mesothelioma victims with compensation for their disease. However, an […]

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