Mesothelioma

Are Mesothelioma Patients Getting Younger?

The typical mesothelioma patient is presumed to be elderly due to the lengthiest of latency periods of any form of cancer, specifically two to five decades. The average age of those living with this deadly form of cancer is in...
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Artificial Intelligence Used to Study Asbestos-Related Cancer

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in research performed by the University of Leicester to study mesothelioma – an aggressive cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The University of Leicester is using AI to analyze the DNA sequence of mesothelioma. Their research using...
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Are Mesothelioma Patients Getting Younger?

By Asbestos Network | Jul 8, 2020 | Mesothelioma The typical mesothelioma patient is presumed to the elderly due to the lengthiest of latency periods of any form of cancer, specifically two to five decades. The average age of those...
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Montana Sets Up Special Mesothelioma Claims Court

By Alison Seder | Dec 1, 2017 Libby, Montana, included one of the nation’s largest vermiculite mining sites. In the years since the mines closed, thousands of former workers, their spouses, and residents have developed mesothelioma, deadly cancer caused by...
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Can Mesothelioma Spread to the Brain?

By Alison Seder | Oct 24, 2017 | Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a specific type of cancer overwhelmingly caused by exposure to asbestos. It involves mesothelial cells that form the very thin linings/membranes surrounding and encasing the lungs, heart, abdominal cavity,...
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3300 New Mesothelioma Cases Each Year in the United States

By Alison Seder | Oct 17, 2017 | Mesothelioma Asbestos is a naturally-occurring, fibrous mineral that has been used in various consumer products for decades. In fact, its use dates back more than 4,000 years ago. However, starting in the...
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How Long Can One Expect to Live with Mesothelioma?

By Alison Seder | Oct 5, 2017 | Mesothelioma The length of time one can survive with mesothelioma depends on a variety of factors, and each person’s battle with this pernicious disease is unique. A diagnosis of mesothelioma has long...
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