Latest Mesothelioma News

A new study from cancer researchers at North Carolina’s Wake Forest University reports that undergoing cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) can improve the lives of those suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma by controlling…

Mesothelioma victims often don’t have many viable options when it comes to treating their illness.  However, a new study reports that a surgical mesothelioma treatment approach known as CRS/HIPEC is beneficial to patients – many…

Diagnosing malignant pleural mesothelioma early is very important to achieving the best outcome for patients. Researchers continue seeking more reliable non-invasive tests to identify the disease. Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer of the lining of…

Dr. Farid Gharagozloo of the University of Arizonia Medical Center has performed the world’s first and second robot-assisted extrapleural pneumonectomies, the University of Arizona reports in a press release. An extrapleural pneumonectomy  is an aggressive surgical…

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have confirmed a correlation between the risk of mesothelioma and the amount of time that workers spent in taconite mines. Mesothelioma is an aggressive  cancer of the lining of the…