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Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that is almost always caused by previous exposure to asbestos. In this disease, malignant cells develop in the mesothelium, a protective lining that covers most of the body's internal organs. Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles, or have been exposed to high levels of asbestos fibers.
Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

New clinical trial offers hope for patients with hard-to-treat cancer caused by asbestos

New clinical trial offers hope for patients with hard-to-treat cancer caused by asbestos

Scientists establish process for identifying biomarkers for cancer diagnosis

Scientists establish process for identifying biomarkers for cancer diagnosis

Combination of TTFields with standard therapies may improve survival in pancreatic cancer patients

Combination of TTFields with standard therapies may improve survival in pancreatic cancer patients

Phase 2 study shows encouraging results for TTFields therapy in treating recurrent ovarian cancer

Phase 2 study shows encouraging results for TTFields therapy in treating recurrent ovarian cancer

New NCCN patient guide for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia helps make informed treatment decisions

New NCCN patient guide for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia helps make informed treatment decisions

NCCN publishes new easy-to-understand patient education resources focused on brain cancer

NCCN publishes new easy-to-understand patient education resources focused on brain cancer

Global experts meet at IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Vienna

Global experts meet at IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Vienna

D.C. Council passes ‘Death with Dignity Act’ by a veto-proof 11-2 margin

D.C. Council passes ‘Death with Dignity Act’ by a veto-proof 11-2 margin

Scientists identify genetic mutations in highly aggressive rhabdoid meningiomas

Scientists identify genetic mutations in highly aggressive rhabdoid meningiomas

Fred Hutchinson opens first-of-its-kind clinic to provide new immunotherapies for cancer patients

Fred Hutchinson opens first-of-its-kind clinic to provide new immunotherapies for cancer patients

Scientists discover new option for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma

Scientists discover new option for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma

NCCN publishes new resources to help patients understand treatment options for stomach cancer

NCCN publishes new resources to help patients understand treatment options for stomach cancer

New NCCN Imaging AUC released for eight new cancers

New NCCN Imaging AUC released for eight new cancers

Expanding the potential of existing cancer therapies: an interview with Dr Mark Rutstein

Expanding the potential of existing cancer therapies: an interview with Dr Mark Rutstein

Novel combination therapy slows cancer growth in patients with advanced solid tumors

Novel combination therapy slows cancer growth in patients with advanced solid tumors

NCCN educational resources provide insight for patients with Mycosis Fungoides

NCCN educational resources provide insight for patients with Mycosis Fungoides

PD surgery improves quality of life in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma

PD surgery improves quality of life in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma

AstraZeneca, MedImmune to provide update on extensive oncology pipeline at ASCO 2016

AstraZeneca, MedImmune to provide update on extensive oncology pipeline at ASCO 2016

NCCN publishes series of patient education materials for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

NCCN publishes series of patient education materials for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma