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Pleural Mesothelioma Responsible for Nearly 70% of Mesothelioma Diagnoses

Written on October 6, 2015 at 11:39 am, by

Between 2000-3000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year. Of those who have been diagnosed, nearly 80% are men over the age of 60. The only known cause of mesothelioma is asbestos exposure. Those who have been exposed to elevated levels of asbestos are at a heightened right of contracting this cancer. The most common  Continue Reading »

MRHFM Participates, Raises Money for Pedal the Cause

Written on September 29, 2015 at 12:44 pm, by

MRHFM employees geared up for participation in their fourth annual Pedal the Cause in St. Louis, Missouri.  The two day event’s primary purpose is to raise money for cancer research.  On Sunday, employees rode anywhere from 25 to 75 miles or on a stationary bike for a predetermined time, while others chose to donate their  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 »

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 »

Asbestos Production on the Rise in Developing Countries, Russia #1

Written on April 26, 2014 at 3:36 pm, by

It is estimated that 55 countries around the world have banned the use of asbestos. Others have imposed strict regulations and safety protocols on the use and eradication of the mineral. Still, at last count there were 193 independent countries on the planet, leaving 138 that have not imposed an all-out ban on asbestos. This  Continue Reading »