Author: Mesothelioma Hope Team

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Can Mesothelioma Be Inherited?

In very rare cases, mesothelioma can be inherited through a mutation of the BAP1 gene, which can make mesothelioma development more likely. That said, the most common way of developing mesothelioma is through asbestos exposure. If you believe you may have been exposed to asbestos at work, home, school, or in the military, talk to…

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5 New Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma in November 2020

New clinical trials for mesothelioma are important because they can lead to treatments that can help patients live longer and improve quality of life. There are several new mesothelioma clinical trials that are ongoing as of November 2020. Learn more about these new clinical trials for mesothelioma. New Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma Explained Mesothelioma clinical…

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4 Natural Mesothelioma Treatments

Mesothelioma patients can find relief from painful symptoms with natural treatments like acupuncture, aromatherapy, meditation, and dietary supplements. That said, patients should speak with doctors to make sure that natural treatments will be helpful. While natural treatments can ease pain, standard cancer treatments offer the best chance for long-term survival. Natural Treatments for Mesothelioma Explained…

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Clinical Trial Recruiting Mesothelioma Patients to Undergo Immunotherapy Treatment MesoPher

Amphera, a Dutch biotechnology company has been developing a new immunotherapy drug for pleural mesothelioma — MesoPher. In March 2019, the company announced they have recruited the first patients to participate in their Phase 2/3 study to investigate MesoPher as a second-line treatment option for pleural mesothelioma. Currently, chemotherapy using a mixture of Alimta® (pemetrexed)…

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