Mar 23, 2017
A drug used for decades could now be used to treat pleural Mesothelioma according to recent research from John Hopkins University.
Mar 20, 2017
Patients that suffer from rare forms of cancer such as Mesothelioma often are burdened with large medical bills. A new study is helping cut the costs of diagnosis and lower the risks.
Mar 18, 2017
A new study indicates a growing belief in the active ingredient in Turmeric can destroy Mesothelioma Cells.
Mar 17, 2017
Learn how Medicaid, the nation's largest insurer can help cover the costs of Mesothelioma.
Mar 13, 2017
A number of targeted therapies have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to leave healthy cells alone compared to chemotherapy, which is a “systemic” treatment that works throughout the body to destroy rapidly growing cancer cells but can also affect healthy cells.
Mar 11, 2017
Asbestos exposure in the workplace risks the development of mesothelioma for the worker and their family from send hand exposure.
Mar 08, 2017
Named “targeted therapies,” new drugs block the growth and spread of cancer by interfering with specific molecules or “molecular targets” that are involved with the progression, growth, and spread of cancer.
Mar 06, 2017
The study, “Cytotoxicity of Plumbagin, Rapanone and 12 other naturally occurring Quinones from Kenyan Flora towards human carcinoma cells,” concluded that the quinones demonstrated cytotoxicity against human carcinoma cell lines.
Mar 03, 2017
Keytruda has been referenced as "promising" by researchers.
Mar 01, 2017
The 21st Century Cures Act makes headway in attaining more funding and faster access to innovative treatments that can treat rare diseases such as mesothelioma.
Feb 27, 2017
Learn about Dr. Sugarbaker's innovation in pertoneal mesothelioma treatments and his latest invention, the Perfusion "Pump".
Jul 14, 2014
For the third year in a row, Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd, LCC has dedicated itself to raising money for cancer research through Pedal the Cause St. Louis. The mesothelioma law firm has sponsored a company team and pledged to donate $250 for each employee who rides or volunteers for the event.
Jul 09, 2014
Dedicated to helping others outside of the mesothelioma community, MRHFM donates $5,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project through employee's Tough Mudder team.
Apr 10, 2014
The law firm of MRHFM supports the 11th Annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma as it relates to funding mesothelioma cancer research.
Apr 08, 2014
Though regulated in the United States, asbestos is not completely banned. MRHFM along with the NIEHS call for stricter asbestos regulations in the US to protect its citizens and workers.
Apr 01, 2014
MRHFM comments on new study showing associations between all levels of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, lung cancer and laryngeal cancer.
Mar 14, 2014
The law firm of MRHFM invited its clients and their families to the first client appreciation day dedicated to sharing mesothelioma stories and remembering those who fought the battle against asbestos related diseases.
Mar 05, 2014
Almost a decade of research by Dr. Harvey Pass has paid off as a biomarker company is in the process of developing a blood test that may detect early stage mesothelioma.
Feb 18, 2014
A promising study was recently published reporting that targeted chemotherapy delivers cancer-fighting drugs directly into mesothelioma cells, while leaving healthy cells intact
Feb 13, 2014
New research uses nanotechnology that shows promise in potentially playing a more significant role in the detection of aggressive cancers such as mesothelioma.
Feb 10, 2014
Pilot program out of Victoria, Australia shows promise by recommending higher doses of radiotherapy for the treatment of mesothelioma cancer.
Feb 03, 2014
MRHFM Warns About Predatory Mesothelioma Compensation Websites on the Rise: Tips on How to Protect Yourself
While it is recommended to seek legal counsel if you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, MRHFM warns about predatory organizations that are not qualified and should not be trusted to handle such personal and sensitive information.
Jan 23, 2014
MRHFM encourages laparoscopic surgery for mesothelioma cancer treatment as a recent study suggests that fewer surgical complications are related to laparoscopic surgery for treating patients with peritoneal cancers.
Jan 21, 2014
MRHFM commends recent TV ad that positions alcohol consumption alongside asbestos exposure as increasing the risk of certain cancers as alcohol, tobacco and asbestos are all classified as Group 1 Carcinogens by the World Health Organization.
Jan 17, 2014
The FDA has come out in support of personalized medicine as a tremendous benefit for patients diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer. The law firm of MRHFM also supports this initiative as it relates to the progression of mesothelioma cancer research.
Jan 15, 2014
The law firm of MRHFM applauds justice in the amount of a $27.5 million settlement that settled in a Cleveland mesothelioma case for 40 year old John Panza and his council Gary Paul and Demetrios Zacharopoulos of the law firm Waters & Kraus, LLP.
Oct 15, 2013
Dawn Besserman of MRHFM Law Firm Awarded “AV Preeminent Rating” from Martindale-Hubbell and Selected as 2013 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine with Colleague
Mesothelioma attorney Dawn Besserman of MRHFM Law Firm received an “AV Preeminent” rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Besserman was also selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as 2013 Rising Stars along with MRHFM attorney Steve Rineberg.
Sep 25, 2013
In an effort to spread awareness about mesothelioma cancer and asbestos exposure, the law firm of MRHFM publishes informational content and matches employee donations.
Sep 09, 2013
MRHFM lends support to the Wisconsin Asbestos Victims Network’s efforts to strike down Senate Bill 13, a bill that would create new hardships for asbestos cancer victims.
Aug 15, 2013
MRHFM, the largest law firm in the country exclusively devoted to mesothelioma victims and their families, recently published a blog about the firm’s fight to help victims of mesothelioma.
Jul 12, 2013
Bill McQueen was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2011. The Wall Street Journal spent a year with the Texas surgeon and his family as they battled this fatal disease.
Jul 11, 2013
Rushville's Wonder Woman, Janelle Bedel's fight with mesothelioma comes to an end after a 7 year battle.
Jul 09, 2013
Article out of Australia identifies trend of a ‘third wave’ of victims who were exposed to asbestos.
Jul 05, 2013
Students conducts research in Ambler, PN to better understand the health hazards of the town that has a long history of asbestos production beginning in 1881.
Jul 01, 2013
MRHFM employee Maggie Murry shares her story about her family’s battle against a life threatening disorder. The family has joined up with Delete Blood Cancer organization with the hope of finding bone marrow matches for her sons.
Jun 28, 2013
A man operating a salvage yard in Grand Rapids faces a year in prison and $168,000 fee for violating the Clean Air Act and failing to protect his workers and the environment from asbestos in his work place.
Jun 18, 2013
Mesothelioma attorney Steven D. Rineberg of MRHFM Law Firm recently received the highest peer review rating available, the ”AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated” rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Jun 14, 2013
MRHFM pledges to donate $250 for each employee that participates or volunteers for Pedal the Cause. The MRHFM team will also sponsor a 5 year old girl battling cancer in the Ride for a Child Program.
Jun 13, 2013
Because of the high risk jobs and job sites where asbestos has been identified, MRHFM raises awareness for mesothelioma cancer during Men’s Health Week June 10–16
Jun 11, 2013
MRHFM Employees Participate in the Komen Race for the Cure with The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Team
MRHFM employees support Komen Race for the Cure in St. Louis on Sat. June 15.
Jun 10, 2013
Maggi Dettwiler shares Joshua Nelson's Story about his fight with kidney disease.
Jun 06, 2013
Clean up crews and volunteers in Oklahoma need to be weary of the possible health risks that may lie in the debris.
Jun 03, 2013
MRHFM Law Firm Supports Biggest Looser Office Competition and Donates $1 to O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry for Every Pound Lost
MRHFM gives $1 for every pound lost in office Biggest Looser Competition to O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry in St. Charles.
May 30, 2013
MRHFM supports World No Tobacco Day May 31 as studies have shown that people who smoke and have asbestos exposure are more likely to develop mesothelioma.
May 28, 2013
In response to the EF5 tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma, MRHFM law firm pledges to match up to $10,000 of employee contributions.
May 24, 2013
FACT Act Update: House Committee Passes Bill to Congress
May 22, 2013
The "Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act” or FACT Act is a federal bill that could hurt the rights of asbestos victims if passed. Stop the FACT Act from passing in congress.
May 16, 2013
All schools should undergo regular inspections for asbestos. Some in Australia have failed to keep up with their inspections. Learn about Asbestos inspections in schools in the US.
May 02, 2013
May is Cancer Research Month, sponsored by the American Association of Cancer. Mesothelioma cancer research is vital to finding a cure.
Sep 26, 2012
The Baltimore Orioles displayed information about Mesothelioma Awareness Day on the stadium screen to raise awareness & funds during a home game on the 26th.
Aug 31, 2012
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announces Mesothelioma Awareness Day to be held on Wednesday, September 26.
Aug 19, 2012
Lowcountry firefighters raised money and awareness for mesothelioma cancer on Saturday to help make their health a priority in their profession.
Aug 16, 2012
Kayaking4aCure will launch kayaks on the Hudson River in Mechanicville, NY on September 22 to raise funds to help find a cure for mesothelioma.