In considering any type of cancer, patients and their doctors no doubt will want to talk about survival rate. For some varieties of cancer, the survival rate is quite high and victims are reassured by numbers that indicate a good chance that – after some treatment – the individual can live cancer-free. For mesothelioma patients, … Read more
Health insurance. It’s one of those issues that have people perplexed these days, especially with new healthcare laws in place and so many choices to make when it comes to coverage. In mesothelioma insurance claims, Americans can only hope they’re carrying the right policy, especially when a catastrophic illness comes into the picture. If you’ve … Read more
For oncologists, mesothelioma can be one of the most frustrating cancers. It’s easy to understand why. Often, because of its long latency period, the disease is not detected until it has reached Stages 3 or 4. That means the cancer is already quite advanced and has usually spread to other parts of the body, making … Read more
It’s those three words everyone fears: “You have cancer.” For some, just reading those words sends shivers down the spine and evokes pictures of frightening treatments and even more frightening outcomes. A cancer diagnosis is all too common in the U.S. The American Cancer Society says that some 1,600 Americans die each day of some … Read more
A diagnosis of mesothelioma comes with a lot of questions and, of course, lots of emotions, too. There are so many things the cancer patient and their loved ones will need to know and want to know once a diagnosis is made.