Mesothelioma Survivor Believes Trial Drug Saved His Life

Mesothelioma survivor David Broyles once worried about living long enough to see the birth of his daughter. Now, almost 22 years later, he will see her graduate from college. He has beaten the odds. “Miracles happen,” Broyles told “They happen every day in this world, small miracles and large […]

How to be Proactive in the Quality and Safety of Your Cancer Care

Cancer treatment is very complex, entailing more than a few doctor’s visits and some prescribed medications. Patients typically work with a whole medical team… How to be Proactive

How a Breath Test Can Detect Mesothelioma in Earlier Stages

One of the known challenges of effectively treating mesothelioma is the difficulty in properly diagnosing the rare cancer in its early stages. The long latency period after asbestos exposure coupled with nonspecific symptoms often lead to misdiagnosis until the mesothelioma has become more advanced. Many studies have focused on ways […]

Fighting Mesothelioma with Dietary Phytochemicals

Researchers at a university in Ancona, Italy, are optimistic about the future role fruits and vegetables will play in slowing the progression of malignant mesothelioma. In a study titled “Regulation of microRNA using promising dietary phytochemicals: Possible preventive and treatment option of malignant mesothelioma,” researchers at Polytechnic University of Marche […]

Most Inspirational Mesothelioma Stories for 2018

While a lot of people are looking back at the impact of asbestos and mesothelioma over the past year, we at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance wanted to take a look ahead and shed some light on what we think will be some of the most inspirational stories to follow in […]

Advancements in Mesothelioma Research in 2017

Like every year, 2017 was full of highs and lows. While asbestos made headlines for positives, like a ban in Brazil, advocates also saw…

Top Asbestos Stories of 2017

This year has been a rollercoaster ride for many. From conflicts in politics to major shake-ups in Hollywood, the year has definitely had its…

The High Cost of Asbestos Abatement Puts More Families at Risk

As we approach the new year, many people start to come up with resolutions or general plans of what they hope to accomplish in…

Understanding Off-Label Drug Use in Treating Mesothelioma

Whenever we get sick, we hope to be prescribed the leading approved medicine for whatever ailment we’re facing. But for some diseases, especially more…

Asbestos Products: Toys, Makeup, Talcum Powder & More Contaminated by the Toxin

We often hear about historic or legacy uses of asbestos, since the mineral was used so heavily in the past. Asbestos made its way…

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