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Mesothelioma

On a Mission: Mesothelioma Survivor Fights for Awareness, Understanding and Hope
BY Lauren M. Green
After a shocking diagnosis, Heather Von St. James is on a mission to spread awareness about mesothelioma. 
Immunotherapies Show Promise in Mesothelioma, Small Cell Lung Cancer
BY Silas Inman
Immune checkpoint inhibitors have demonstrated encouraging results for patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and mesothelioma, two aggressive thoracic malignancies with few options.
NCI to Fulfill
BY Anita T. Shaffer
An ambitious clinical trial set to start in July will match patients to treatments based on molecular abnormalities, rather than cancer types, testing 20 targeted drugs at once.
Rare Finds: A Rare Cancer Diagnosis
BY Charlotte Huff
Finding specialized care is worth the effort for patients with uncommon cancers.
Letters from Our Readers

Readers respond to past CURE articles on living with mesothelioma, hospice, beating bladder cancer, lung cancer, and response to CURE's 2007 Cancer Resource Guide.

Fatal Fibers
BY Katy Human

Asbestos exposure is the main cause of mesothelioma, accounting for more than 80 percent of cases.

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Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of malignant mesothelioma.
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