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Treatment for mesothelioma through photodynamic therapy

Certain types of lung cancers can develop as a result of exposure to types of toxic substances, such as asbestos. In many cases, individuals come into contact with asbestos as a result of their jobs, but they may not be…

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Asbestos research may provide mesothelioma answers

Many people in North Carolina and throughout the country have contracted terminal illnesses after working in train yards, automotive repair, factories, shipyards, construction, old school buildings and other industries. While the work in such industries varies, there is a common…

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North Carolina families seek to combine mesothelioma lawsuits

Two North Carolina families whose loved ones either died or suffer from asbestos-related mesothelioma have asked a U.S. federal court to consolidate their individual cases in seeking damages from companies that include Dow Chemical, 3M and General Electric. Several other…

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How mesothelioma treatment could impact your life

Once you receive a diagnosis of mesothelioma, you know that your life will be different going forward. Mesothelioma is a serious type of cancer that impacts the lungs, and while you know that your prognosis may not be good, you…

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What can you expect after a malignant mesothelioma diagnosis?

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most devastating things you will ever go through. If you just learned that you have mesothelioma, you may wonder what this type of diagnosis could mean for the rest of your…

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Mesothelioma, other cancers remain a health risk for firefighters

Last summer, the World Health Organization re-classified firefighting as a cancer-causing profession. Many people already are aware of this news, especially firefighters and their families. In July, a panel of 25global scientists determined that sufficient evidence exists that firefighters around…

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What to expect in the end stages of mesothelioma

When you or your loved one received a terminal illness diagnosis from a North Carolina doctor, your life underwent significant changes, and you can expect other changes as the disease progresses. For those suffering from mesothelioma, which is often caused…

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How long may I expect to live with mesothelioma?

The startling news began with unexpected symptoms that included, chest pain, coughing, and shortness of breath. The news worsened upon your diagnosis of mesothelioma. You are one of the 3,000 Americans diagnosed each year with this almost always fatal form…

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Be aware of these common lung cancer symptoms

It is important for every North Carolina adult to be aware of certain troubling signs that may indicate an underlying health condition. It is devastating to receive a diagnosis of a serious medical issue after it has progressed to a…

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New treatment strategy may prove useful for mesothelioma patients

Receiving a diagnosis of mesothelioma may seem like a death sentence as this type of cancer is both aggressive and difficult to treat. Mesothelioma is a cancer of the lungs that is the result of direct exposure to the toxic…

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