Sugarbaker Legacy Includes 22-Year Pleural Mesothelioma Survivor

Dr. David Sugarbaker left behind a legacy of surgical excellence, groundbreaking advances and unwavering dedication to his patients. Mesothelioma survivor Sissy Hoffman is a living...

Targeted Mesothelioma Therapy Shows Promising Results in Phase 1 Clinical Trial

A phase one clinical trial that is looking into mesothelin-targeted chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy has shown promise for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma...

Dr. Taylor Ripley Joins the Baylor College of Medicine

In light of Dr. Sugarbaker’s passing, the Baylor College of Medicine has brought on Dr. Taylor Ripley as the director of the Mesothelioma Treatment...

Inhalable Formula May Be Key to Fighting Mesothelioma with Red Wine

Scientists may finally have found a way to make a compound in red wine more effective against lung cancers like pleural mesothelioma. Resveratrol, a powerful...

Is it Time for a Curcumin-Based Mesothelioma Treatment?

Yet another scientific study appears to confirm the power of the spice-derived compound curcumin as a weapon against malignant pleural mesothelioma. The Chinese researchers...

Asbestos Concrete in Water Systems a Cause for Concern

Alexandra Der is the second-place winner of the Fall 2018 Asbestos.com scholarship. As an engineer pursuing my master’s degree in design of water and waste...

Mesothelioma: The Silent Killer Linked to Asbestos

Yu Ying Mei is a fifth-year pharmacy student at St. John’s University. She is the first-place winner of the Fall 2018 Asbestos.com scholarship. The dangerous...

Pacific Mesothelioma 5K Funds Research and Builds Community

As the medical outreach liaison for The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com, I meet with the nation’s top specialists and researchers who strive to find...

MicroRNA Panel Could Impact Mesothelioma Compensation

Italian scientists say it may be possible to determine if a case of lung cancer or malignant mesothelioma was caused by exposure to asbestos...

Be Prepared for Out-of-Pocket Costs of Mesothelioma

Nearly 1 in 5 elderly cancer patients struggle with out-of-pocket health care costs, according to a recent report from researchers at Wilmot Cancer Institute...

Short Term Mesothelioma Survival Better with Conservative Surgery

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have added their voices to the ongoing debate over the best type of surgery...
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