Secretary Shinseki – Please Notify Veterans There’s No Waiting List at the Zumwalt Mesothelioma Treatment Program in Los Angeles

Secretary Shinseki – Please Notify Veterans There’s No Waiting List at the Zumwalt Mesothelioma Treatment Program in Los Angeles Dear Secretary Shinseki, Zumwalt MesoTreatment Program The best...

Day 7 Chemo slowly coming good!

Day 7 Chemo slowly coming good! Last Weds 4 June I had another lot of chemotherapy for peritoneal/pleural mesothelioma. Alimta combined with Carboplatin. A blood test followed by a visit to see my...

Senator Flake and the FACT Act: What is Fair?

Senator Flake and the FACT Act: What is Fair? When U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2014 (S. 2319) to the Senate on May 12, he claimed...

Worthington & Caron Proud to Again Sponsor the 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Worthington & Caron Proud to Again Sponsor the 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma On June 7 some of the leading physicians involved...

2 weeks since last chemo and feeling good!

2 weeks since last chemo and feeling good! I have turned the corner and feel normal again! I am back doing what I enjoy in life and have energy combined with stamina …. well for a couple of hours...

Advocate of the Month – July 2014

Advocate of the Month – July 2014 The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Abigail Cashelle for sharing her story of how mesothelioma touched her life. Abigail is a twenty-something...

Fresno Jury Finds Bendix Despicable, Awards $10.9 Million

Fresno Jury Finds Bendix Despicable, Awards $10.9 Million Jimmy Phillips San Pedro, CA, May 29, 2014 – The Worthington & Caron Law Firm is pleased to announce that a jury in Fresno,California...

ADFA Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Business cards have arrived!

ADFA Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Business cards have arrived! My ADFA Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc business cards have arrived in the mail. I am now officially ADFA’s...

Taking a Moment for Mesothelioma

Taking a Moment for Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that is primarily caused by asbestos exposure. To those who have never heard of the disease or have never known someone...

Dr. Robert Cameron Chairs International Panel of Medical Specialists at 4th Annual Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural…

Dr. Robert Cameron Chairs International Panel of Medical Specialists at 4th Annual Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural… Dr. Robert Cameron The Pacific Meso Center,...

Day 8 on Chemo regime Alimta/Carboplatin and Trial by local Council NSW to end illegal dumping

Day 8 on Chemo regime Alimta/Carboplatin and Trial by local Council NSW to end illegal dumping Day 8 of chemotherapy should see me starting to feel better. Yesterday was the day of feeling like death...

Can Chronic Inflammation Affect Lifespan of Mesothelioma Patients?

Can Chronic Inflammation Affect Lifespan of Mesothelioma Patients? Chronic exposure to asbestos fibers is a major risk factor for development of mesothelioma. How asbestos induces asbestos-related disease,...

Penn Medicine Receives $10 million Award to Study Asbestos Adverse Health Effects and Remediation of Asbestos

Penn Medicine Receives $10 million Award to Study Asbestos Adverse Health Effects and Remediation of Asbestos The BioRit Asbestos Superfund site is located in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Ambler is 20 miles...

Fatigue and returning to normality!

Fatigue and returning to normality! Underlying fatigue sets in after basis exertion, however it does not stop me from getting on with my life while undergoing chemotherapy! I simply stop and have a...

Can Other Minerals Besides Asbestos Induce Mesothelioma?

Can Other Minerals Besides Asbestos Induce Mesothelioma? While asbestos exposure is the most commonly known cause for mesothelioma, it has also been discovered that a mineral called erionite can be...

University of Pennsylvania’s Mesothelioma Program Receives $8 Million Grant from NCI

University of Pennsylvania’s Mesothelioma Program Receives $8 Million Grant from NCI The National Cancer Institute awarded an $8 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School...

I am off to Canberra as a keynote/guest speaker to talk with our Politicians

I am off to Canberra as a keynote/guest speaker to talk with our Politicians Next Monday 14 July 2014 PGARD (Parliamentary Group on Asbestos Related Diseases) have organised a luncheon at Parliament...

Did the DC Court of Appeals Doom the Future of Obamacare?

Did the DC Court of Appeals Doom the Future of Obamacare? On July 22, two judges on a three-judge panel of the 3rd District Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, ruled that “Obamacare” insurance exchange...

Help Raise Money for Mesothelioma Research with an Exotic Mediterranean Feast & Cabaret Show!

Help Raise Money for Mesothelioma Research with an Exotic Mediterranean Feast & Cabaret Show! Please join The Pacific Meso Center Saturday, May 3 at Byblos Mediterranean Restaurant in Westwood,...

ANZAC Day – Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.

ANZAC Day – Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. This year’s Dawn Service will explore the theme of the first and the last of Australia’s national wars to date. To reflect this there will...