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Dr. H. Richard Alexander Jr. - Baltimore, Maryland Dr. Alexander is an internationally recognized cancer surgeon and surgical oncologist at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. He is also the associate chairman for clinical research in the University of Maryland ...
For many years now I have been hearing asbestos company lawyers argue "that there is no medical benefit to the early detection of malignant mesothelioma." Below is an excerpt from a speech recently given by a prominent asbestos company defense lawyer at an asbestos lawyers conference in ...
You and your family have many questions. You also realize that doctors are notoriously pressed for time. Often, doctors allot only a few minutes for a patient interview. It is therefore essential that you use your doctor-patient time wisely and focus as best you can on the high priority issues. We ...
Patients diagnosed with terminal cancer undergo dramatic changes physically and psychologically. Sometimes these changes directly impact a patient's health by spurring cancer growth. Several factors influence cancer progression such as side effects from therapy, immunosuppression, and even ...
Dr. Robert Cameron, Chief of Thoracic Surgery at UCLA Medical School, noting a lack of teaching hospitals that cultivate medical talent for treating mesothelioma patients, has proposed a comprehensive research and treatment program for mesothelioma. This is a long overdue program. Currently, there ...
Dr. Robert Cameron is a cardiothoracic surgeon and surgical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. He is the director of the mesothelioma program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the chief of ...
Mesothelioma, a rare cancer, affects a growing number of Canadians, sometimes 20 to 40 years after their exposure By CAROLYN ABRAHAM Monday, September 26, 2005 Page A6 MEDICAL REPORTER When Marilyn Bertrand was six, her big brother returned from his summer job at Thetford Mines in Quebec's ...
Although both acupuncture and the antidepressant amitriptyline are used to treat pain due to HIV-related nerve damage, neither treatment was found to relieve this pain in a new scientific study. The report is published in the November 11th issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association. ...
Two independent events last week shored up the fact that asbestos-containing brakes pose a health hazard to workers. For years, asbestos makers and distributors have falsely claimed in court that the asbestos fibers contained in the brakes pose no danger to mechanics or other workers exposed to the ...
Does chrysotile asbestos cause mesothelioma? Yes. Even the asbestos company defendants today largely agree with that simple, irrefutable truth. Their strategy, instead, has been to persuade the Judge to prevent the plaintiff from bringing to trial medical experts to testify about causation without ...

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