Sunday, September 19, 2021

Union Calls For Asbestos Removal In All City Schools After Philadelphia Teacher Diagnosed With Cancer

The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers called for an immediate $100 million investment to perform lead and damaged asbestos abatement in the city’s public schools. The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is calling for a $100 million investment to help remove...

Mesothelioma asbestos cure hope by Novocure NovoTTF-100L Now Offered to Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma Cancer Medicine NovoTT-100-L
Novocure announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved the NovoTTF-100L System for treating pleural mesothelioma. Almost exactly four months later, patients with this cancer can now access the treatment. And one patient...

Clinical Trial Offering Personalized Immunotherapy for Mesothelioma

Patients with mesothelioma are now eligible for a multicancer clinical trial studying the effectiveness of personalized immunotherapy at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center. The phase I clinical trial involves a combination of Keytruda (pembrolizumab), a proven immunotherapy drug, and an...

Active agent from the Caribbean sea cucumber could improve treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Cure Caribbean Sea Cucumber
Researchers at the Comprehensive Cancer Center of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital have discovered a new option for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma. For the first time in the world, they were able to show in a preclinical study, both in the...

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after asbestos found

Company said 33,000 bottles will be recalled amid lawsuits alleging they knew the baby powder was contaminated. Johnson & Johnson has voluntarily recalled a single batch of its baby powder after US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulators found...

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