Mesothelioma Victims Center Points To A New Study Involving Biomarkers As A Possible Breakthrough For Getting Individuals Diagnosed Earlier For this Rare Form Of Cancer

The Mesothelioma Victims Center believes one of the biggest issues facing individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma is that without an annual checkup it is very difficult to detect this very rare form of cancer, which is why the group is advocating victims have a yearly x-ray performed by a skilled radiologist if they had heavy exposure to asbestos decades ago. The Center believes a recent news announcement about biomarkers could be the kind of breakthrough that might allow for earlier detection of mesothelioma, and as a result better treatment options. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

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The Mesothelioma Victims Center believes one of the biggest issues facing individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma is that without an annual checkup it is very difficult to detect this very rare form of cancer

(PRWEB) August 26, 2014

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is 100% focused on making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family receives the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. They are also doing everything possible to create more awareness of mesothelioma, and the need for early detection for individuals exposed to asbestos at work decades ago. This early detection includes annual chest x-rays, to ensure a worker who had heavy exposure to abestos decades ago does not have masses, or benign tumors on their lungs. The Victims Center noticed a recent article about early detection of mesothelioma that gave them hope about possible early detection. This article was focused on biomarkers.

According to June 6th 2014 article by Chromatography Today, "A team at the Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark has identified four biomarkers which could help identify between malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) and non-cancerous pleural tissue with reactive mesothelial proliferations (RMPs). This is a common but difficult diagnostic problem in pleural biopsy samples taken from patients who have suspected MPM. The ability to make quicker and more accurate diagnoses could help improve patient outcomes.” http://www.chromatographytoday.com/news/bioanalytical/40/breaking_news/biomarkers_distinguish_between_mesothelioma_and_non-cancer/30370/#sthash.rfrjvLmg.dpuf

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “The study, which was published in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, aimed to find micro RNA's, which are small, non-coding RNA strands made of around 22 nucleotides. They were of interest as previous research has shown their ability to be diagnostic, prognostic and predictive markers in other cancers. We are urging individuals who had heavy exposure to asbestos in a power plant, a oil refinery, a manufacturing facility, in while serving in the US Navy to have annual physical exams that include a x-ray, because the sooner this disease is diagnosed the better the treatment options, and potential compensation for the victim."

For more information about their unsurpassed free services, diagnosed victims of mesothelioma or their family members are urged to contact the Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466.

Information About Mesothelioma For Diagnosed Victims And Their Families From The Mesothelioma Victims Center:

According to the US Center for Disease Control the average age for a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. Frequently victims of mesothelioma are initially misdiagnosed with pneumonia. This year between 2500, and 3000 US citizens will be diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is attributable to exposure to asbestos.

The states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Pennsylvania, Maine, New Jersey, West Virginia, Florida, Wyoming, and Washington. However, based on the calls the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives diagnosed victims could be in any state including California, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska.

High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, power plant workers, manufacturing, or industrial workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “Before you hire a mesothelioma attorney please call us at 866-714-6466, and compare the qualifications of who we consider to be the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys to any other lawyer, or law firm. When it comes to obtaining the best mesothelioma settlement, the quality of the attorney matters, as we would like to explain." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For more information about a rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos called mesothelioma, please visit the US Centers For Disease Control's web site: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5815a3.htm


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