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Malignant Mesothelioma

An incurable cancer form, mesothelioma causes death in patients within a year. The link between asbestos exposure and mesothelioma is now well established. Also, since most mesothelial tumors are cancerous, malignant mesothelioma is often simply called mesothelioma.

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Long-term Exposure to Asbestos may Trigger Lung Cancer
Traces of asbestos were found in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder by US health regulators following which the company was forced to re.....
Radiation Enhances Survival Among Patients With Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma patients are twice as likely to survive for more than two years with high dose radiation given to the affected side of the trunk, accordi.....
BAP1 Protein Linked to Tumor Suppression in Kidney, Eye, Bile Duct and Mesothelioma Cancers
BRCA-associated protein 1 (BAP1) was found to serve as a tumor suppressor gene in kidney, eye, bile duct, mesothelioma and other cancers by initiating.....


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Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
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Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Kidney Tumors
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Proton Beam Therapy for Cancer Treatment
Proton therapy is a form of radiotherapy for cancer treatment which uses a proton beam that is targeted precisely on the tumor cells, destroying them with minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue. Proton therapy can treat various types of cancer... Read More
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Lung Cancer Screening - FAQs
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Lung Biopsy - Indications - Procedures - Risks - FAQs - Reference
The procedure by which tissue samples are obtained from the lung is known as lung biopsy. The biopsy tissues obtained from the lungs are examined by a pathologist. .. Read More
Five Alarming Cancer Symptoms Men Shouldn’t Ignore
Cancer symptoms may look like minor health issues, but cancer screening tests can help detect cancer early. Common cancers in men include prostate and lung cancer... Read More



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