• 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)
  • Lancet
  • In 2001, he published in "The Lancet" that predisposition to developing mesothelioma was transmitted as an in an autosomal dominant character in certain Turkish families. (prweb.com)
  • For mesothelioma patients, the addition of chemotherapy to the usual active symptom control (ASC) does not appear to improve survival or quality of life, according to an article released on May 16, 2008 in The Lancet . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • organization
  • The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (formerly known as MARF) is the only nonprofit, charity organization dedicated to ending mesothelioma and the suffering caused by it, by funding research, providing education and support for patients and their families, and by advocating for federal funding of mesothelioma research. (curemeso.org)
  • Nonprofit organization that collaborates with patients, families, physicians, advocates and researchers dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma. (dmoztools.net)
  • 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)
  • Deaths
  • For those years, a total of 18,068 deaths of persons with malignant mesothelioma were reported, increasing from 2,482 deaths in 1999 to 2,704 in 2005, but the annual death rate was stable (14.1 per million in 1999 and 14.0 in 2005). (cdc.gov)
  • Because mesothelioma predominantly is associated with occupational exposure and has a long latency, the analysis was restricted to deaths of persons aged ≥25 years. (cdc.gov)
  • From 1999 to 2005, the total number of malignant mesothelioma deaths increased 8.9%, from 2,482 in 1999 to 2,704 in 2005, but the annual death rate was stable (14.1 per million population in 1999 versus 14.0 in 2005). (cdc.gov)
  • Because mesothelioma manifests 20--40 years after first exposure, the number of mesothelioma deaths will likely peak by 2010 ( 4 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The analysis described in this report indicates that the annual number of mesothelioma deaths is still increasing, and future cases will continue to reflect the extensive past use of asbestos. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • high 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)
  • patients
  • Recent scientific research has produced significant breakthroughs with regard to treatment protocols for mesothelioma patients and more options are now available for managing mesothelioma and supporting improved quality of life. (mesothelioma.com)
  • Newly diagnosed mesothelioma patients often have many questions for their doctors about the treatment options that would be most effective for them. (mesothelioma.com)
  • The purpose of this clinical trial is to generate and maintain a large, secure database of information on patients and their overall medical experience involving thoracic surgeries, including those for mesothelioma treatment. (bcm.edu)
  • By doing so, Baron and Budd ensured that mesothelioma patients have easy access to information and resources. (issuu.com)
  • Often, mesothelioma patients fall short of medical and legal information. (issuu.com)
  • This model helps mesothelioma patients when they may not have the adequate money to file litigation and carry forward a case. (issuu.com)
  • This model also helps mesothelioma patients to concentrate on their quality of life while Baronand Budd takes care of the rest. (issuu.com)
  • Information and resource for patients with mesothelioma and their caregivers. (dmoztools.net)
  • 2000
  • Projections indicate that the number of mesothelioma cases involving males peaked during 2000--2004 at more than 2,000 cases and should be declining, with an expected return to background levels by 2055. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • help
  • Dealing with mesothelioma is more than one person can shoulder - but services are available to help you and your family get through this difficult tim. (everydayhealth.com)