Mesothelioma Treatment News and Information

What is Mesothelioma? (Definition)

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Mesothelioma is a tumor of that tissue. It usually starts in the lungs, but can also start in the abdomen or other organs. It can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer.)

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare but serious type of cancer. Most people who get it have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. After being exposed to asbestos, it usually takes a long time for the disease to form.

Symptoms of Mesothelioma may  include:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Pain under the rib cage
  • Pain, swelling, or lumps in the abdomen

Weight loss for no known reason

See below for updated news and information regarding Mesothelioma including new medical research, treatment options and advancements. 

Latest Mesothelioma Treatment News and Research

Experimental Immunotherapy Galinpepimut-S May Benefit Multiple Myeloma Patients

(Myeloma Research News) According to a recent article published Myeloma Research News, patients with high-risk multiple myeloma may benefit from an experimental immunotherapy from SELLAS Life Sciences called galinpepimut-S, following an autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT). The data was gathered from a Phase 2 clinical trial which shows that the agent nearly doubles the progression-free survival rates compared to historical controls who ...
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Genetic Markers May Help in Refining Treatment for Malignant Mesothelioma

(PRWEB) According to a recent news release published in PRWeb, researchers in Germany and Greece have recently released new research which suggests a powerful role for genetic markers known as microRNAs in refining treatment for malignant mesothelioma.  ...
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