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Louisiana Communities Near Oil Refineries and Plants at Higher Risk for Cancer-Causing Benzene Exposure

Did you know that if you work at or live next to one of Louisiana's many oil refineries or plants, you’re at high risk for exposure to a cancer-causing chemical, Benzene? This toxic chemical can cause several life-threatening illnesses, including: Leukemia Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Aplastic Anemia How do you know if you’re at higher risk for [...]

By |2020-11-12T16:00:03-06:00August 27th, 2020|Benzene|Comments Off on Louisiana Communities Near Oil Refineries and Plants at Higher Risk for Cancer-Causing Benzene Exposure

What To Do if You Receive an Asbestos Exposure-Related Diagnosis

Have you been exposed to asbestos in the past at your Louisiana job site, and have been diagnosed with a related illness? If so, you need to reach out to our Louisiana asbestos attorneys to file a personal injury lawsuit now to compensate you for your medical expenses and other damages. Time is of the [...]

By |2020-11-16T11:27:08-06:00July 24th, 2020|Asbestos|Comments Off on What To Do if You Receive an Asbestos Exposure-Related Diagnosis

Palliative Treatment Options for Mesothelioma

We know that mesothelioma causes a host of health issues unrelated to its cancerous tumors. As a mesothelioma patient, you’re likely also living with a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety, not to mention physical symptoms of your illness including pain, shortness of breath, chest pains, fatigue, loss of appetite, and cough. While there may [...]

By |2020-11-13T10:06:11-06:00June 25th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Palliative Treatment Options for Mesothelioma

How Men Can Stay Strong Despite Mesothelioma This Men’s Health Month

  If you’re living with mesothelioma, then you know firsthand the huge tolls it’s taken on your health. But this June - which is National Men’s Health Month - is a time for us to all focus on what we can do to live our best lives, despite having mesothelioma. Remember to Eat a Healthy [...]

By |2020-06-25T18:59:47-05:00June 25th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on How Men Can Stay Strong Despite Mesothelioma This Men’s Health Month

Photoimmunotherapy Offers Hope for Better Mesothelioma Outcomes

Mesothelioma is a malignant form of cancer that is caused by asbestos exposure. Individuals suffering from this deadly disease often have a poor prognosis. In fact, once diagnosed, most mesothelioma patients live less than a year. To date, treatments for the disease are limited and often palliative. There is no cure for mesothelioma. Recently, Japanese [...]

By |2020-11-16T11:22:57-06:00May 22nd, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Photoimmunotherapy Offers Hope for Better Mesothelioma Outcomes

Studies Show Mesothelioma Patients Are Living Longer

Asbestos is a common building material that was highly praised for its resistance to heat, electricity and corrosion. However, research has shown that the fibers are also highly toxic. Over time, these silicate minerals can lodge themselves in the tissues of the body, most often in the lungs, causing serious illnesses and cancers. One of [...]

By |2020-11-16T11:19:52-06:00May 8th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Studies Show Mesothelioma Patients Are Living Longer

Why COVID-19 is especially dangerous for mesothelioma patients

Most people are aware of the risk to seniors & people with pre-existing health conditions as COVID-19 spreads across the US. Sadly, one group of patients who may be overlooked in times of crisis are those with different forms of cancer including mesothelioma. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that people with [...]

By |2020-03-26T16:44:11-05:00March 25th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Why COVID-19 is especially dangerous for mesothelioma patients

5 Things Meso Patients Can Teach Us About Coping with COVID-19

There are memes making their way across the internet about how some people are better equipped for “social distancing” than others. These memes are often directed at the younger generations as a joke about social skills, but the reality is that anyone who is dealing with mesothelioma has a great deal of experience with many [...]

By |2020-03-26T16:39:38-05:00March 11th, 2020|Tips|Comments Off on 5 Things Meso Patients Can Teach Us About Coping with COVID-19

Discovery of New Protein CD70 Leads to More Accurate Prognosis in Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly form of cancer that is linked to asbestos exposure. It affects the thin layer of tissue surrounding the lungs, chest wall, or abdomen. Unlike other types of cancer, it can take up to 50 years after their initial asbestos exposure for individuals to recognize the signs of mesothelioma. Diagnosing [...]

By |2020-11-16T11:11:51-06:00January 13th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Discovery of New Protein CD70 Leads to More Accurate Prognosis in Mesothelioma Patients

Which Type of Surgery is Most Effective for Mesothelioma Patients?

Pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer. It is a cancer of the pleura, the protective lining of the lungs, and it is caused by inhaling asbestos fibers. It is not curable, and patients who are diagnosed have an average life expectancy between 14 and 22 months. Yet, early detection and diagnosis [...]

By |2020-01-13T07:26:35-06:00January 6th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Which Type of Surgery is Most Effective for Mesothelioma Patients?
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