Peritoneal mesothelioma linked to genetic pathways
April 29, 2011
A University of Maryland researcher is attempting to develop a therapy that blocks genes known to stimulate the growth of peritoneal mesothelioma.More...
Nanoparticle-based chemotherapy tried for mesothelioma
April 25, 2011
How well nanoparticles are able to kill malignant cells in patients with pleural mesothelioma and further laboratory study on preventing their recurrence after surgery is the focus of a research project at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.More...
Virus therapy studied for mesothelioma treatment
April 21, 2011
A research team at the University of Minnesota is conducting a new study on how patients with malignant mesothelioma respond to an innovative measles virus therapy.More...
RNA therapy is the focus of California cancer study
April 12, 2011
A RNA-based therapy to combat cancerous cells in mesothelioma patients is under study by a researcher at the University of California at San Francisco.More...
Genome scanning planned on mesothelioma
April 5, 2011
A Wake Forest University professor is attempting to learn more about the genetic risk related to developing mesothelioma.More...
Plasma and serum testing offers new mesothelioma biomarker
November 29, 2010
A biomarker found in the plasma and serum of mesothelioma patients has been identified by an Italian research team as a potential diagnostic tool for the malignancy.More...
Prognosis could be predictable for mesothelioma
November 19, 2010
Researchers from Dicle University in Diyarbakir, Turkey, have found that knowing certain clinical and laboratory results for mesothelioma patients may predict who will have a better or worse prognosis for the disease.More...
National clinical trial is recruiting mesothelioma patients
November 15, 2010
A Phase II clinical trial is recruiting mesothelioma patients to test an experimental drug intended to block proteins that aid the growth of cancer cells.More...
Earlier detection tool studied for mesothelioma
November 4, 2010
A research team at the UCLA Medical Center is hoping to create a mesothelioma "fingerprint" based on protein profiles that will help them develop earlier detection of the disease.More...
Drug found to add survival time for mesothelioma patients
October 28, 2010
A drug approved for use in some European countries has shown improvement in survival time for pleural mesothelioma patients when combined with the drug cisplatin, according to StarGlobalTribune.com.More...