Mesothelioma Victims Center Points To A New Spanish Study About High Dose Radiation And Urges Diagnosed Victims To Call For Possible Alternatives

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The Mesothelioma Victims Center is pointing to a new study from Spain that indicates high dose radiation combined with radical surgery for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma added no benefit as far as lengthening the life of a victim was concerned. However, the Mesothelioma Victims Center is suggesting some new US treatments may offer better results with the qualifier being that the earlier the individual is diagnosed the better their chance of extending their life becomes. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

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“This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is sharing a recent new article from Spain on the topic of radical surgery treatment options and high radiation therapy being offered to those who may not know that other options exist. Here in the United States, there are highly successful alternative options to the invasive procedures we ran across in this article,” says the Mesothelioma Victims Center.

According to the EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGY, "High-dose radiotherapy adds no survival benefit after chemotherapy and radical surgery in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, according to a phase 2 study presented here at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2014.”

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “The findings go on to explain: 'Tests were done to see if see if the adjuvant therapy could prevent relapse or at least delay it,' —current ESMO president and lead author Rolf A. Stahel, MD, from the clinic and policlinic for oncology at the University Hospital Zurich. Stahel goes on to say, 'We aimed for a 6-month delay in local recurrence, which would be meaningful because it's an aggressive treatment for patients."

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The Center says, "The saddest thing about mesothelioma is that it is typically diagnosed in a late stage. This is what our experience, shows at least. We have been doing everything possible to try to make certain that individuals who had workplace exposure to asbestos know to have an annual medical checkup performed to make certain their is no indication that mesothelioma is present or possibly developing. The new Spanish study is heartbreaking, but it should also be a wake up call for a victim of this rare form of cancer and their family members.

“We try our best to explain to diagnosed victims and their family members that calling us at 866-714-6466 is the first step that should be made after diagnosis. We carefully explain everything we know about the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, along with providing their contact information. In addition, we will work with the victim and/or their family members on finding the best local, regional, or national treatment options. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is providing diagnosed victims of mesothelioma or their family members with information about the nation's top compensation attorneys who consistently get the best results for they clients. These attorneys are especially focused on making certain that family members of the victim have access to some of the nation's top mesothelioma treatment specialists for advice.

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.

According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. However, based on the calls the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska.

For a up to date map from the CDC showing the states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma please refer to their web site on this topic.

High risk work groups for exposure to asbestos include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, miners, 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 mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer:

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