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South Jersey Mesothelioma Lawyers: Mesothelioma Prognosis

Researchers have developed a pathology-based grading system that could result in significant changes in the survival rate for a subset of peritoneal mesothelioma patients. By using a two-tiered grading system, physicians can provide a more accurate prognosis and tailor treatment methods to improve outcomes for certain patients. Researchers are hopeful that this system will help

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Philadelphia Asbestos Lawyers: Study of Mesothelioma Subtypes

A recent study reveals that the nature or length of a person’s asbestos exposure does not affect what subtype of mesothelioma they contract. Mesothelioma, a rare and deadly cancer caused by asbestos exposure, can present in several forms, distinguished by subtle cellular differences. The study was conducted by a team in Australia, which has one

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers Discuss Persistent Risk After Asbestos Exposure

A recent study revealed that once a person has been exposed to asbestos, his or her risk of developing mesothelioma does not decrease over time. Researchers from several Italian universities conducted a study to observe the risk of developing mesothelioma in the decades after encountering asbestos. Exposure to asbestos fibers can cause a number of

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: National Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month in the United States.  Although there are many factors beyond a person’s control – such as asbestos exposure – that may contribute to cancer development, there are steps people can take to reduce their risk.  The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) estimates that about 374,000 cancer diagnoses in

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Philadelphia Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Lawyers: Promising Treatment for Lung Cancer

A recent study reveals that liquid biopsies might be more effective than tissue biopsies in detecting mutations in advanced lung cancer patients. A team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that a liquid biopsy revealed clinically relevant mutations showing the progression of the disease that were not

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Philadelphia Medical Product Liability Lawyers: Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits

A court recently ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a total of $127 million to women who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s brand of talcum powder. In two separate talcum powder cancer lawsuits, juries handed down verdicts finding that the company failed to warn women of the risks of using talcum powder for

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: Mesothelioma Diagnosis May Indicate Other Cancers

A new study suggests that patients who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma may be at a higher risk of developing a secondary cancer. Mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer affecting the lining of the lungs and chest cavity, is caused by asbestos exposure and currently has very limited treatment options. Now it seems

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers Have Favorable Verdicts Upheld

Shein Law is pleased to report that appeals challenging two 2013 verdicts, in which our clients were awarded significant damages, have been dismissed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as improvidently granted. Both clients suffered asbestos-related personal injuries and were awarded $2.3 and $2.5 million each in verdicts. One of the defendants in both cases, Crane

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South Jersey Mesothelioma Lawyers: Cancer-Fighting Properties of Certain Foods

The latest advance in fighting malignant mesothelioma may come from an unexpected source: food and beverages. Mesothelioma, a rare cancer that is caused by asbestos exposure, is notoriously difficult to treat and currently has no cure. Recent studies, however, indicate that micronutrients found in plant-based foods and beverages may provide a key advantage in preventing

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Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers Prepare to Observe Annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26, 2016 marks the 13th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day. This day of recognition was established in 2004 to raise awareness for the devastating disease. Increasing awareness is an important step in raising funds to conduct research and develop treatments, and at Shein Law, we applaud those efforts. Many Americans have heard of mesothelioma, but

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