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2017 A Banner Year for Cancer Research

2017 A Banner Year for Cancer Research

The cure for cancer is seemingly getting closer every day. Last year was an incredible year for developments in cancer research, with major breakthroughs happening in numerous areas. The FDA approved 12 novel oncology drugs in 2017, including some targeting specialized cancers such as mantle cell lymphoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, and follicular lymphoma. Below are […]

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Asbestos Risk in Philadelphia Schools

Asbestos Risk in Philadelphia Schools

A recent investigation revealed high levels of asbestos in several Philadelphia schools, leading to raised concerns over the safety of students and staff. Asbestos can cause deadly respiratory conditions, including mesothelioma, and students, teachers, and visitors to the schools may have suffered repeated exposure for years. It is up to the city to safely remove […]

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Curcumin Treatment Breakthrough

Curcumin Treatment Breakthrough

A chemical found in a popular spice may hold the key to shrinking mesothelioma tumors. Curcumin, a yellow plant polyphenol found in turmeric, showed promising results in a recent study involving the most aggressive type of mesothelioma tumor. This may be an important breakthrough for patients suffering from malignant mesothelioma, a rare and fatal form […]

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Recent Cancer Treatment Breakthrough

Recent Cancer Treatment Breakthrough

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made a monumental step in the treatment of cancer.  At the end of August, the agency voted to approve a revolutionary technique that transforms the body’s own cells into a cancer-fighting mechanism.  With this decision, Novartis Pharmaceuticals can make its personalized treatments available to patients suffering from […]

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Sea Sponge May Hold Key to Cancer Cure

Sea Sponge May Hold Key to Cancer Cure

The search for a cure for cancer has taken researchers to some interesting places, including the bottom of the ocean.  In 2016, it was reported that the Caribbean sea cucumber contains an active agent called trabectedin that may be effective in fighting mesothelioma.  Researchers have since discovered the cancer-killing properties of the deep-sea Alaska green […]

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Attorney Bethann S. Kagan Chairs Mid-Atlantic Asbestos Litigation Conference

Attorney Bethann S. Kagan Chairs Mid-Atlantic Asbestos Litigation Conference

Attorney Bethann S. Kagan of Shein Law will be a chairperson for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Asbestos Litigation Conference that will take place on Thursday, June 7 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. The conference gathers professionals from the asbestos litigation industry together including plaintiff and defense attorneys, judges, insurance professionals, and […]

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