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Prognosis of Mesothelioma | Research Progress Help Early Stage Patients

Even though there are enhanced treatments for this disease, currently there is no cure for mesothelioma. With the advancements in todays research the treatment options many patients can enroll in may expand their life expectancy to severals more years if symptoms of the disease have been found in early stages. Usually the treatments are conducted within clinical trials. Typically the …

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Gene Linked to Better Mesothelioma Cancer Prognosis

An increasing number of cancer treatments involve gene therapy and genetic testing and mesothelioma cancer is no different, as patients with a specific gene have recently been found to have a better than average mesothelioma prognosis. Medical researchers have found that the BAP1 gene mutation — a hereditary or inherited gene mutation — may have a longer mesothelioma cancer survival rate. Mesothelioma cancer …