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MRHFM Law Firm Urges US Navy Veterans to Monitor Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma Symptoms

Written on April 20, 2015 at 1:03 pm, by

With a recent public spotlight being shed on Veterans Affairs benefit programs, MRHFM takes this opportunity to urge US Navy Veterans to monitor asbestos-related mesothelioma symptoms. Mesothelioma is a deadly disease that is caused through exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma develops when asbestos fibers are ingested and create a buildup of tumor tissue in the affected  Continue Reading »

International Asbestos Awareness Conference to Meet for 11th time in Washington, D.C.

Written on April 10, 2015 at 3:02 pm, by

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization will once again project the “Voice of the Victims” at the 11th annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference to be held April 17-19, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The three-day international conference features various presentation sessions related to the latest medical advancements, patient and caregiver advice, prevention, and advocacy, and brings in  Continue Reading »

Asbestos Awareness Week April 1-7, 2015

Written on April 2, 2015 at 9:44 pm, by

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization has declared a global asbestos awareness week throughout April 1-7, 2015. Many organizations support this initiative including the American Association for Justice. “This Asbestos Awareness Week, we honor and remember the countless lives lost to asbestos diseases, and we renew our commitment to seek justice and accountability from the corporations  Continue Reading »

FDA Entertains Usage of Common Lung Cancer Drug in Mesothelioma Treatment

Written on March 30, 2015 at 8:26 am, by

The Food and Drug Administration is entertaining the use of a drug commonly used to treat lung cancer, Opdivo, for use in the treatment of some qualifying mesothelioma patients. The current approval process in motion follows realization in the global medical community that Opdivo has proved to extend the lives of many patients suffering metastatic  Continue Reading »

8 Clinical Trial Sites in Works for Potential New Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment

Written on May 10, 2014 at 3:45 pm, by

Mesothelioma researchers and scientists, doctors, and patient advocates are working hard to eradicate mesothelioma as a fatal disease. They work around the world at an intense pace, developing new and more effective treatments, making new discoveries about the disease, and testing better detection methods that may help diagnose mesothelioma in its earlier stages—giving patients a  Continue Reading »