Tips for consulting a mesothelioma lawyer

Tips for consulting a mesothelioma lawyer

A mesothelioma diagnosis can be a devastating experience for an entire family. Learning to cope with the challenges ahead means not only dealing with the disease, but also preparing for the possibility that the disease resulted from exposure to asbestos. Litigation has been happening across the country regarding mesothelioma, so first, know this: You’re not alone. Our mesothelioma lawyers are some of the best and can help you navigate this process. Mesothelioma litigation is a highly complex and specialized area…

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Improved Visualization During Mesothelioma Surgery

Improved Visualization During Mesothelioma Surgery

A technique that uses very small fluorescent particles could show the way for surgeons to see and remove even tiny peritoneal mesothelioma tumors, potentially improving the odds of survival. In a study published in the American Chemical Society journal Nano, researchers with Boston University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital loaded fluorescent rhodamine into microscopic expansile nanoprobes (eNPs), tiny particles designed to expand and release their contents in the presence of cancer. The theory is that when these nanoprobes are injected into a cancer…

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Cytoreductive surgery

Cytoreductive surgery

Cytoreductive surgery is a surgical procedure used to remove tumors from patients with peritoneal mesothelioma. When it’s paired with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), it considerably increases life expectancy and reduces the rate of cancer recurrence. Benefits of Cytoreduction with HIPEC Improved Prognosis – In some cases, cytoreduction with HIPEC has resulted in patients living longer than 7 years after their diagnosis. Better Quality of Life – Those who have this procedure report less symptoms and pain, allowing them to live more fulfilling lives. Get…

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Find a Mesothelioma attorney at Findlaw

Find a Mesothelioma attorney at Findlaw

Many effects of toxic asbestos exposure are permanent and irreversible. Although the law seeks to place an injured person in the position he or she was in before an injury, this is not possible in most cases. Instead, economic compensation thought to be equivalent to the victim’s damage is awarded. A plaintiff who can prove that he or she was exposed to asbestos may be able to recover for both the economic and non-economic consequences of that exposure, including: The…

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Find the best mesothelioma lawyer

Find the best mesothelioma lawyer

How can you find the best mesothelioma lawyer? Well if you google it, you will get tons of ads and pages promoting different firms claiming that they have huge expertise on the matter. But how can you see it for yourself? You can directly for their trial record -in fact you should always do that. However this is not always easy to validate. Fortunately, there are other ways; As we have mentioned in our article “How to pick the right mesothelioma…

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How to pick the right mesothelioma law firm

How to pick the right mesothelioma law firm

Mesothelioma law firms are devoted to secure the rights of affected individuals. Mesothelioma law firms consist of  experienced attorneys who have relevant knowledge of the condition. When considering a court action, individuals need to find a well-known mesothelioma law firm that will handle their case properly. Mesothelioma cancer happens because of extended exposure to asbestos. Upon diagnosis of mesothelioma numerous cases went to the court. Unfortunately, mesothelioma is diagnosed at its late stages. In certain areas, the employees have to do their…

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TEM in the service of mesothelioma diagnosis

TEM in the service of mesothelioma diagnosis

Nowadays transmission electron microscopy (TEM) has evolved to a point that enables scientists to take a peak at the atomic scale of matter. This high-resolution method can be used to investigate cell characteristics. It has been considered that it can help the malignant pleural mesothelioma diagnosis.  when examining cells found in the liquid surrounding the lungs. However, the fact that liquid from the lungs is examined, inhibits the process; only slightly more than half of liquid samples contain cells that can be used…

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Asbestos is a conspiracy- ask The Donald

Asbestos is a conspiracy- ask The Donald

In the recent election people voted for someone that wants to build a wall and force Mexicans to pay for it. He blames everything on immigrants and pushes hateful rhetoric. Yes, we are talking about Donald Trump, the guy that has chosen to defy science (and logic) for numerous times in the past. And just when you ask yourself: “what can he possibly say next to provoke the public?”, he just goes on and says this: “I believe that the movement…

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ONCOblot Test – hope for early mesothelioma diagnosis

ONCOblot Test – hope for early mesothelioma diagnosis

Although the fight against mesothelioma often seems uneven, the ONCOblot® Test can be a significant milestone in the progress being made in the development of additional tools for cancer detection. MorNuCo Laboratories of West Lafayette, Indiana, and their ONCOblot Test completed a retrospective clinical trial focusing on the early detection of malignant mesothelioma. The results (published in 22 January 2016) showed that the test detected a molecular marker that is indicative of the presence of mesothelioma, 4-10 years in advance of clinical symptoms…

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HXR9 drug shows promise for treating mesothelioma

HXR9 drug shows promise for treating mesothelioma

Apoptosis is a biological process linked to the programmed cell death in multicellular organisms. Healthy and cancer cells behave differently in terms of this ‘programmed death’, as the latter have developed certain strategies that help them to avoid it. As the immune system and/or nearby healthy cells send signals to the cells, instructing them to execute apoptosis, the cancer cells circumvent these instruction and continue living. Scientists from the Universities of Bradford and Surrey have found that a certain drug –HXR9–…

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