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Surgery Plus HIPEC Only ‘Potential for Cure’ of Peritoneal Mesothelioma

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Surgery Plus HIPEC Only ‘Potential for Cure’ of Peritoneal Mesothelioma In the case of peritoneal mesothelioma, one of the best treatment options is the combination of heated chemotherapy and cytoreductive surgery. Heated chemotherapy is called hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).  A study published in the February 2018 has shown the value of this therapy for treating asbestos-related cancer. In this study, the researchers in the United Kingdom analyzed the 9.5 years of data on the patients of peritoneal mesothelioma that were treated with HIPEC and CRS. The results of this study show that the combination of the CRS and HIPEC is very beneficial...

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Immunotherapy Found Most Effective in Men

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Immunotherapy Found Most Effective in Men Immunotherapy found most effective in men and is available in multiple clinical trials: https://www.cancerresearch.org/patients/clinical-trials. It is a treatment process being used for mesothelioma patients and doctors are constantly researching it. They are trying to find the best way to treat cancer through immunotherapy. A recent study conducted has shown that immunotherapy is most effective in men as compared to women. Moreover, it does not mean that it is not effective for women, but has been found immunotherapy is most effective in men . This is really an impressive new way to treat cancer that can change...

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Mesothelioma Statutes of Limitations by State

Mesothelioma Statutes of Limitations

Mesothelioma Statutes of Limitations by State Mesothelioma Statute of limitations refers to the timeframe from diagnosis or in some instances death that a mesothelioma patient or their family has to file a legal claim for compensation. Statutes of limitations vary in each State. An experienced GPW mesothelioma lawyer can advise you regarding the statute of limitations in your particular case and insure that your legal right to file a claim against the responsible asbestos products manufacturers is preserved. How Long Do You Have to File a Claim? Statute of limitation is a law which allows you to file a claim within a specific...

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What Is An Asbestos Trust Fund?

What Is An Asbestos Trust Fund?

What Is An Asbestos Trust Fund? So the big question, what is an asbestos trust fund? In a nervous effort to escape massive legal consequences, many large corporations that manufactured asbestos related products have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In an effort to ensure that victims of asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma receive some compensation, the United States Congress has determined that these corporations must establish an asbestos trust fund if they would like to file for bankruptcy in order to protect their assets. These trust funds ensure that future victims will be able to get some financial compensation for...

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5 Research Breakthroughs Mesothelioma Patients Should Know

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5 Research Breakthroughs Mesothelioma Patients Should Know  New mesothelioma treatment options are very valuable to those diagnosed with mesothelioma. Scientists around the world are striving to develop more effective treatment options for mesothelioma. The asbestos-related cancer has a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent. Most patients live around one year after diagnosis. A Mesothelioma lawyer can be very valuable to those diagnosed with mesothelioma. Developing better treatments to control the cancer is necessary. Researchers are working on a number of options. Some of these options involve new immunotherapy drugs, innovative methods of drug delivery and different combinations of treatments. This research is being...

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