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Like Mesothelioma, There Is No Magic Bullet for COVID-19

2020-06-14T20:01:26-04:00June 14th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

The dream of curing any disease has always been a magic bullet. Take one of these and you will be cured. We are used to things being done instantly. Unfortunately, dreams don’t always  come true. Diseases are more complex than that. Science has a process and it takes time. COVID-19 ...

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Tips for Mesothelioma Patient Routines During COVID-19

2020-06-10T16:58:40-04:00June 10th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

The COVID-19 virus has changed our everyday routines. Despite your challenges or adversities, life is very different. Being diagnosed with a rare disease is overwhelming and that alone changes lives dramatically. People that are newly diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma are waiting to come to a Center of Excellence. While waiting ...

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Clinical Trials: What Are They and How Can They Advance Treatment

2020-05-23T19:44:06-04:00May 23rd, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

COVID-19 has impacted our daily lives throughout the U.S. This previously unknown virus that has caused the pandemic we are currently in has scientists all over the world researching for a cure. The virus is educating a lot of people about the clinical trial process. As scientists race to find ...

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Evidence-based reasons to be seen at a Mesothelioma Center of Excellence

2020-05-19T21:48:00-04:00May 19th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

We have always recommended that patients diagnosed or suspected to have malignant mesothelioma be seen at a dedicated Mesothelioma Center of Excellence for diagnosis and treatment by an experienced medical team. The pandemic we are currently in has made it difficult and sometimes impossible to do this. As people all ...

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How Mesothelioma Patients Can Take Care of Themselves During COVID-19

2020-05-02T03:07:23-04:00May 2nd, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

As we continue social distancing, washing our hands, and staying in our homes, a new normal is settling in. For people that are dealing with malignant mesothelioma as well as the COVID- 19 virus, day to day living can be extremely stressful during these uncharted times. What can people who ...

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Balancing Mesothelioma with the Coronavirus Pandemic

2020-07-30T16:09:59-04:00April 29th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

When someone is diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, the battle is both mental and physical. The symptoms are numerous and some more frightening than others. Mentally it can have an outsized effect on one’s peace of mind, affecting your physical wellbeing as well as your emotional wellbeing. So how does a ...

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Mesothelioma Treatment with a Dash of Hope

2020-03-30T06:59:40-04:00February 2nd, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

Hope comes to us in all sorts of ways. According to Merriam Webster the definition of hope is “a desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of obtaining it, or a belief that is obtainable.”  As nurses working with mesothelioma patients, our job is to visit ...

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American Cancer Society Releases Most Promising Stats Ever

2020-02-18T12:56:35-05:00January 31st, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

Numbers are how we measure things. In business they say you have to know your numbers - what is the bottom line? In sports, the final score indicates who the winning or losing team is. In health, the numbers indicate if the disease is growing, if treatments are working, or ...

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Give the Gift of Time to Mesothelioma Patients

2020-03-30T07:00:39-04:00January 12th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

Time is an intangible item that we all want more of. According to Miriam Webster’s definition, “time is the measured or measurable period during which an action, process or condition exists or continues.”  As Americans we are all very busy and would love more time. When one is diagnosed with ...

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Treatments and Therapies for Mesothelioma are Improving

2020-03-30T07:00:44-04:00January 5th, 2020|Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment|

As we close 2019 and welcome 2020, we reflect on some of the progress that has been made in 2019 with advancing the treatment of malignant mesothelioma. One therapy that has garnered attention is immunotherapy. Many scientists believe that by unlocking the role of the immune system they will then ...

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