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Mesothelioma

Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Recall

October 20, 2019   |  
Johnson & Johnson has issued the first-ever recall of its popular baby powder after the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) discovered evidence of asbestos contamination. For years, Johnson & Johnson has denied allegations that its talc-based baby powder was contaminated with the potentially cancer-causing substance. In recent years, Johnson &...
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Study: 2nd Cytoreductive Surgery for Peritoneal Mesothelioma Increases Survival Rate

September 12, 2019   |  
A new study by the University of South Wales and St. George Hospital in Sydney, Australia has found that a second cytoreductive surgery (CRS) increased median survival time for patients suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma. The study, published in the Journal of Surgical Oncology in July 2019, evaluated outcomes for 101...
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New Mesothelioma Treatment Enters Clinical Trial

August 19, 2019   |  
Patients suffering from mesothelioma may have more options for treatment in the near future Following promising results in an early test involving animal testing, Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute is moving forward with a clinical trial of a new mesothelioma treatment. The new mesothelioma treatment combines immunotherapy with a...
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