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 |2020-01-13T07:30:03-06:00January 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?

7 Ways to Battle Grief During the Holidays When it’s Taking a Toll

Grief is often present during the holiday season. While the rest of the country is singing songs, decorating for the holidays, and attending parties, grief can feel especially isolating and overwhelming. To those who are mourning the loss or cancer diagnosis of a loved one, or battling the disease themselves, it’s certainly not “the best [...]

By |2019-12-10T14:04:38-06:00December 10th, 2019|Asbestos, Mesothelioma|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Battle Grief During the Holidays When it’s Taking a Toll

How to Handle the Holidays When Your Loved One has Mesothelioma

The holidays are a magical time for many families. However, when your loved one has mesothelioma, the holidays can be painful. As a caregiver, it is natural to experience extreme sadness, grief, and anger during the holiday season. Lighting the Christmas tree or Hanukkah candles may only highlight the pain and sadness you feel at [...]

By |2019-12-10T14:07:59-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on How to Handle the Holidays When Your Loved One has Mesothelioma

4 Things to do ASAP When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

Asbestos was once touted as a miracle product due to its strength, durability, and resistance to fire. As such, it was used in a variety of building and industrial products across the United States. Unfortunately, this product has proven deadly and continues to cause deaths every single year. According to recent statistics, over 3,000 Americans [...]

By |2019-06-17T16:27:13-05:00June 17th, 2019|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on 4 Things to do ASAP When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

The 10 Best Ways to Give Support to a Mesothelioma Patient

Mesothelioma is an aggressive, malignant cancer which occurs when a person inhales asbestos fibers, usually found in the workplace. The asbestos fibers become lodged in the lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart, causing about 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma each year across the United States. The inhaled asbestos fibers essentially alter a person’s DNA [...]

By |2019-11-08T03:56:42-06:00May 16th, 2019|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on The 10 Best Ways to Give Support to a Mesothelioma Patient

What’s the Average Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlement?

For those employees who have been exposed to asbestos through their workplace and have developed mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease in Louisiana, a mesothelioma settlement or verdict can allow you to deal with the expenses associated with your treatment, as well as replacing any lost income you may have experienced due to your illness.  The [...]

By |2019-11-26T06:09:38-06:00September 7th, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on What’s the Average Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlement?

Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlements—Why You Don’t Hear About Most of Them

Those who live in the state of Louisiana—and have worked in the state for a significant length of time—may have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace, and prolonged exposure to asbestos may result in serious health issues such as mesothelioma. The state of Louisiana has a significantly higher mesothelioma death rate than other states, [...]

By |2019-11-26T06:07:18-06:00September 3rd, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Louisiana Mesothelioma Settlements—Why You Don’t Hear About Most of Them

The Importance of Nutrition When Fighting Mesothelioma

With the month of June designated as National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, it is important to recognize the importance of good nutrition when fighting serious diseases such as mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is caused from exposure to asbestos fibers, typically in the workplace. Industries such as shipbuilding, mining, some types of construction work and insulating are [...]

By |2019-11-26T06:07:27-06:00June 29th, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on The Importance of Nutrition When Fighting Mesothelioma

Why Attorneys Refer Out Louisiana Mesothelioma Cases

When mesothelioma patients seek legal help, they are often running out of time. This deadly disease often progresses rapidly and patients need the peace of mind knowing that their case is being handled by a skilled lawyer with experience handling mesothelioma cases. Oftentimes, however, they may contact a general practice or personal injury attorney - [...]

By |2018-02-02T09:58:30-06:00February 15th, 2018|Mesothelioma|Comments Off on Why Attorneys Refer Out Louisiana Mesothelioma Cases