Articles and Resources

The following is a list of informative articles about mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, which we have compiled from various medical Websites and journals. Please click on any of the links below to go to the respective section, or just scroll down the page.


Latest Articles
Previous Articles
External Links and Resources









Latest Articles:

3/1/2011 - Study Using Chemotherapy +/- Pleurectomy/Decortication Followed By Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy.




Previous Articles:

12/10/2010 - Pemetrexed Disodium or Observation in Treating Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Without Progressive Disease After First-Line Chemotherapy.

11/25/2010 - New hope for mesothelioma treatment.

10/2/2010 - Tests may detect mesothelioma, pancreatic cancer

8/24/2010 - Clinical Trial - Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid Vorinostat, MK0683 Versus Placebo in Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

8/10/2010 - Clinical Trial - Radical Pleurectomy/Decortication (PD) and Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)

7/13/2010 - Clinical Trial - Velcade and Eloxatin for Patients With Malignant Pleural or Peritoneal Mesothelioma

1/7/2010 - Clinical Trial - Everolimus (RAD001) for the Treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma With Merlin/NF2 Loss as a Biomarker to Predict Sensitivity

9/9/2009 - Sorafenib, Pemetrexed, and Cisplatin in Treating Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors

9/9/2009 - Everolimus in Treating Patients With Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma That Cannot Be Removed By Surgery

9/9/2009 - Video-Assisted Surgery or Talc Pleurodesis in Treating Patients With Malignant Mesothelioma

9/9/2009 - Tomotherapy Treatment for Mesothelioma

2/10/2009 - Targeted Immune Cells Shrink Tumors in Mice

1/22/2009 - Clinical Trial - Extrapleural Pneumonectomy, IHOC Cisplatin and Gemcitabine With Amifostine and Sodium Thiosulfate Cytoprotection for Resectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

1/22/2009 - Clinical Trial - Dasatinib in Treating Patients With Previously Treated Malignant Mesothelioma

1/22/2009 - Clinical Trial - An Efficacy Study of MORAb-009 in Subjects With Pleural Mesothelioma

1/21/2009 - Vermont Residents and the Asbestos Mine

1/20/2009 - Rosetta Genomics Announces Commercial Availability of Its Third MicroRNA-Based Diagnostic Test: miRview(TM) mesothelioma

3/30/08 - Clinical Trial - Vaccine Therapy and GM-CSF in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, or Mesothelioma

12/24/07 - Clinical Trial - Extrapleural Pneumonectomy, IHOC Cisplatin and Gemcitabine With Amifostine and Sodium Thiosulfate Cytoprotection for Resectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

11/14/07 - Vinflunine Improves Response and Survival in Mesothelioma

9/21/07 - Clinical Trial - Pazopanib in Treating Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

6/7/07 - ASCO: Study Confirms Pemetrexed-Platinum Activity in Malignant Mesothelioma

4/12/07 - Clinical Trial - Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid (SAHA) Versus Placebo in Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

4/9/07 - Proposed Studies Would Address Health Concerns Associated With Mining Activity In Northeastern Minnesota

3/26/07 - CISBIO Announces FDA Approval of MESOMARK® Assay Now Availabe to Physicians in the U.S. for Monitoring Patients with Mesothelioma

2/16/07 - Canadian Asbestos Industry: Exporting Human Misery

2/16/07 - India's Position on Chrysotile Asbestos Dictated by Vested Interests!

2/16/07 - Brazil's Position on Chrysotile, No Position!

2/16/07 - Asbestos is Not Banned in North America

2/16/07 - The Public Health Disaster Canada Chooses to Ignore

1/30/07 - Bevacizumab (Avastin) and Erlotinib (Tarceva) in Previously Treated Mesothelioma

1/30/07 - Fujirebo Diagnostics gets OK for test

11/28/06 - Vaccine Therapy and GM-CSF in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Non-Small Cell Lung

11/28/06 - Trial of Cisplatin, Imatinib Mesylate, and Pemetrexed in Malignant Mesothelioma Patients

11/12/06 - Virus linked to cancer caused by asbestos

10/12/06 - Antineoplaston Therapy in Treating Patients With Advanced Mesothelioma

10/10/06 - Merck & Co: Zolinza becomes first approved HDAC inhibitor

10/2/06 - Alfacell Completes Non-Clinical Section of Rolling NDA for Lead Anticancer Drug ONCONASE

9/12/06 - Oncology Researchers Recognized As Heroes Of Chemistry

9/6/06 - Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Surgery and Chemoradiotherapy in Treating Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

6/22/06 - Alfacell Provides Update on the ONCONASE Phase IIIb Registration Trial

6/20/06 - CuraGen and TopoTarget Announce Initiation of NCI-sponsored Phase II Clinical Trial with PXD101 for Mesothelioma

6/7/06 - Asbestos linked to larynx cancer

6/5/06 - Clinical Trial - Confirms Novel EGFR Antibody Targets Tumors But Not Normal

6/5/06 - ZIOPHARM Presents Preliminary ZIO-201 Clinical Results at ASCO

6/3/06 - Encouraging Phase I Trial Results for XL647 in Patients with Advanced Solid Malignancies Presented at ASCO

5/18/06 - Alfacell Corporation To Launch New Program to Explore Potential of ONCONASE(R) to Prevent Mesothelioma

5/17/06 - Clinical Trial - Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid (SAHA) Versus Placebo in Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

5/10/06 - Clinical Trial - Neoadjuvant Pemetrexed Disodium and Cisplatin Followed by Surgery and Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Pleural Mesothelioma

3/22/06 - Alimta® and Paraplatin® Effective and Well-Tolerated in Mesothelioma

2/17/06 - Clinical Trial - AZD2171 in Treating Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma That Cannot Be Removed By Surgery

2/16/06 - Clinical Trial - Pemetrexed Disodium and Either Gemcitabine or Carboplatin in Treating Patients With Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

2/13/06 - Clinical Trial - Vorinostat in Treating Patients With Progressive or Relapsed Advanced Malignant Mesothelioma

2/9/06 - Clinical Trial - FR901228 and Flavopiridol in Treating Patients With Advanced Lung, Esophageal, or Pleural Cancer

Abstracts Discussing Treatment and results of various case studies



Click here for current Mesothelioma News and treatment information

Back to top >>