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Posts tagged "cancer"

Progress in Research on Vitamin C and Cancer Cells

We are always glad to learn of medical research of promise in the treatment of cancers caused by asbestos exposure, mainly mesothelioma and lung cancer. Advances in the treatment of these serious cancers will ultimately help our clients, some of whom suffer serious medical problems from having been exposed to...

Substance in Sea Cucumber Promising in Mesothelioma Treatment

Austrian researchers have uncovered a potentially promising new treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma: trabectedin, a chemotherapy medication already in use against other cancers. Interestingly enough, the drug, which goes by the brand Yondelis, is naturally occurring in the Caribbean sea cucumber, but can be synthetically produced for use in chemotherapy....

Cigarette Smoke, Asbestos, and Lung Cancer

Did you know? It is a fact that cigarette smoke and asbestos exposure do not mix. Quitting smoking can immediately add years onto your life. For smokers with exposure to asbestos, the risk of developing lung cancer increases based on the volume of asbestos exposure over time. Many individuals all...