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Emerging Approach In Cancer Research May Eventually Help Victims of Mesothelioma

Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman has represented clients with mesothelioma and lung cancer resulting from asbestos exposure for the past 30 years.   Some of our clients have participated in clinical trials that test new combinations of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy drugs.  Our clients also have benefited from the advances and new discoveries made through the study…

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Forty Percent Of Cancers May Be Preventable

Today, cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide.  It is estimated that the number of cancer deaths around the world is expected to rise by 45 percent between 2007 to 2030.  However, experts now claim that as many as 40 percent of cancers could be prevented by protecting against infections and by making lifestyle…

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Genome Mapping of Mesothelioma Cells

During 2009, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) received significant financial support for very important research underway in the area of genome mapping.  This work may ultimately lead to more effective treatments, and ultimately cures, for many types of cancer, including mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer caused by asbestos. Cancer is caused by…

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Genomics – International Mesothelioma Program (IMP) and Genentech Search for a Cure for Mesothelioma

DNA double helix In 1953, two British researchers, James D. Watson and Francis Crick, won the race to a Nobel Prize by unlocking the structure of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid).  Watson and Crick discovered the double-helix, made up of two inter-connected, spiral staircase-like structures.  This watershed event has allowed scientists to make huge strides in human…