• 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)
  • Performed on those in the early stages of pleural mesothelioma, this procedure is not performed on patients with metastasized cancers. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
  • 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)
  • 2007). "A mesothelioma epidemic in Cappadocia: scientific developments and unexpected social outcomes" . (wikipedia.org)
  • incidence
  • 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)
  • Because they are often required to work around material that contains asbestos, a known carcinogen, insulators have a 1,000-fold higher incidence of malignant mesothelioma than the general population. (prweb.com)
  • 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)
  • research
  • Dr. Carbone is known in his field as a generous mentor, and has helped several prolific scientists enter the field of mesothelioma research. (prweb.com)
  • and advocate Congress for increased federal funding for mesothelioma research. (prweb.com)
  • About Author:- This article is based on Daniel's extensive research on mesothelioma and asbestos though he is not an expert in this particular field, he keeps up to date on what such as are doing to fight asbestos. (issuu.com)
  • At their recent 30th Quinquennial Convention in Las Vegas, representatives of the Insulators Union voted to establish and fund a tissue bank to support mesothelioma research. (prweb.com)
  • Located at and administered by Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York, a top national research center for mesothelioma, the new Insulators Tissue Bank will make available more of the tissue samples that researchers need to help find a cure for mesothelioma. (prweb.com)