Report Finds that BAP1 Mutations Can Help Future Cases of Mesothelioma

According to a new report, Dr. Michele Carbone – an authority on the BAP1 genetic mutation that plays a role in the development of mesothelioma – has found that some carriers of the BAP1 mutation have a much better prognosis. Some are even cured, according to his research. This breakthrough provides new hope for mesothelioma [...]

By |2022-07-07T06:38:37-05:00July 7th, 2022|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Report Finds that BAP1 Mutations Can Help Future Cases of Mesothelioma

CDC Reports Increase in Mesothelioma Deaths Among Women

According to a new report from the CDC, mesothelioma deaths among women are on the rise. In 1999, 489 women died from mesothelioma (as noted on their death certificates). By 2020 this number rose to 614, with peaks even higher in 2017 and 2019. At the same time, the age-adjusted death rate for women dropped [...]

By |2022-06-13T13:51:36-05:00June 13th, 2022|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on CDC Reports Increase in Mesothelioma Deaths Among Women

Landry & Swarr Appeals to a Former Navy Shipyard Worker with Mesothelioma to Take Compensation Seriously

The attorneys of Landry & Swarr are appealing to people in Louisiana diagnosed with mesothelioma. Please contact us at (504) 299-1214 to discuss financial compensation, particularly Navy Veterans and shipyard workers. Those diagnosed with mesothelioma should understand the process of monetary compensation for this rare cancer. Chemical plants and oil refineries are not the only [...]

By |2022-03-09T07:19:06-06:00March 9th, 2022|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Landry & Swarr Appeals to a Former Navy Shipyard Worker with Mesothelioma to Take Compensation Seriously

Former Louisiana Auto Mechanic Wins $8.2 Million Mesothelioma Verdict

In a historic case win, a former Louisiana auto mechanic was awarded $8,261,874 in compensatory damages from his previous employer after repeated exposure to asbestos while on the job. The verdict is one of the largest mesothelioma case wins in Louisiana. An $8,261,874 Verdict Against Ford Motor Company A Louisiana jury deliberated for just one [...]

By |2021-09-22T06:25:21-05:00September 22nd, 2021|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Former Louisiana Auto Mechanic Wins $8.2 Million Mesothelioma Verdict

Why You Need A Support System During Your Mesothelioma Battle

Each year, approximately 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma, according to 2020 statistics. That’s 3,000 individual diagnoses, 3,000 predictions of a prognosis, and 3,000 people whose lives changed the instant they learned the news. Through the haze of working with doctors to determine the right treatment plan and the best ways to ease symptoms, there’s [...]

By |2021-02-11T20:06:04-06:00February 11th, 2021|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Why You Need A Support System During Your Mesothelioma Battle

Clinical Trial on Shrinking Inoperable Mesothelioma Tumors Showing Promising Results

Do you or a loved one have inoperable Mesothelioma tumors? If so, keep reading to learn about a promising Phase III clinical trial taking place at the Netherlands Cancer Institute that is showing significant tumor shrinkage without the use of chemotherapy. This breakthrough may help mesothelioma patients with inoperable tumors increase their life expectancies. About [...]

By |2022-03-09T23:44:24-06:00September 10th, 2020|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Clinical Trial on Shrinking Inoperable Mesothelioma Tumors Showing Promising Results

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
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