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  • tumors
  • For instance, when used as part of a mesothelioma recurrence treatment plan, radiation therapy is primarily intended to shrink tumors to reduce pressure within the chest or abdomen. (moffitt.org)
  • This chapter will discuss the workup and management of mesothelioma and thymic tumors, with an emphasis on external beam radiotherapy technique and published evidence. (springer.com)
  • cancers
  • Subsequently he led a research team including Drs. Giovanni Gaudino, Joseph Testa, Harvey Pass and Haining Yang that by studying US families with high incidence of mesothelioma, discovered the "BAP1 cancer syndrome" which Carbone and collaborators found to be caused by germline mutations of the BAP1 gene and that is characterized clinically by a very high risk of developing mesothelioma, melanoma, and other cancers (Testa et al. (prweb.com)
  • incidence
  • Owing to the late banning of asbestos use in industrial nations and the continuing mining and consumption of asbestos in many countries, the incidence of malignant mesothelioma is still rising worldwide. (springer.com)
  • Dr. Carbone discovered that a combination of environmental exposures and genetic predisposition were the reason for such a high incidence of mesothelioma among the villagers. (prweb.com)
  • Chemotherapy
  • At Moffitt Cancer Center, our oncologists can expertly treat your mesothelioma recurrence using the best possible combination of options, from chemotherapy and radiation therapy to surgery and clinical trials. (moffitt.org)
  • Cappadocia
  • In addition to his impressive publication record, Dr. Carbone is known in the mesothelioma community for his tireless work in the Turkish region of Cappadocia, where mesothelioma causes 50% of all deaths. (prweb.com)
  • treatment
  • This study combines immunotherapy and surgery for the treatment of mesothelioma. (bcm.edu)
  • Treatment, however, tends to be different for a mesothelioma recurrence - especially if a patient already had a more extensive surgery, such as an extrapleural pneumonectomy, during their first round of treatment. (moffitt.org)
  • To learn more about treatment for a mesothelioma recurrence, or to schedule a diagnostic consultation if you are experiencing new or recurrent symptoms, schedule an appointment by calling 1-888-MOFFITT or submitting a new patient registration form online. (moffitt.org)
  • Explore our doctor match database and find a mesothelioma specialist who can offer you the best treatment available. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
  • Help guide providing the latest research, resources, and treatment options for mesothelioma cancer. (dmoztools.net)
  • Applied Research Foundation
  • The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced today that the 2014 recipient of its Pioneer Award is Michele Carbone, MD, PhD, for his remarkable achievements in mesothelioma research. (prweb.com)
  • Dr. Haining Yang, is one researcher whose work with Dr. Carbone resulted in a peer-reviewed grant award of $100,000 from the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation which helped her to develop the data that allowed her two years later to win her NCI-RO1 and DOD grants to study mesothelioma. (prweb.com)
  • Von St. James serves as a mesothelioma research funding advocate and conference speaker for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization and Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • lungs
  • Chain smoking is one factor where nicotine and tar from the cigarette can damage the natural protective lining in the lungs increasing the risk of Mesothelioma. (infobarrel.com)
  • tumor
  • Drug release by both PMX- and PTX-primed BM-MSCs (BM-MSCs/PMX and BM-MSCs/PTX) was tested on the in vitro proliferation of a panel of tumor cell lines including NCI-H28 mesothelioma. (cancerindex.org)