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Sep 18 2017

Registration for PMC's 6th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Meso is Open!

Worthington & Caron is pleased to announce that it will again serve as lead sponsor for the 6th Annual 5k Walk/Hike for Mesothelioma on Sunday, October 22 nd, 2017 at the iconic old Hollywood saloon town of Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The ...

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Aug 29 2017

Asbestos Found in Young Girls' Makeup Sold Nationwide

Reporters at WTVD, an ABC-affiliated station in Durham, N.C., had several samples of makeup products marketed and sold to children and young teens tested for harmful ingredients not listed on product labeling. Sean Fitzgerald, the Director of ...

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Feb 7 2017

A Multicenter Study of the EZH2 Inhibitor Tazemetostat in Adult Subjects With Relapsed or Refractory Malignant Mesothelioma With BAP1 Loss of Function

Tazemetostat is an investigational drug that kills cancer cells by stopping a gene called EZH2 from working. EZH2 affects how two other genes, INI1 and SMARCA4 work in cells. In early clinical development, tazemetostat has demonstrated clinical ...

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Dec 16 2016

Study Shows That New Treatment Method May Dramatically Increase the Lifespan of Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

A study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Maryland Medical System, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania and the Hospital of the University of ...

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Nov 15 2016

An Aspirin a Day May Keep Mesothelioma Away

A recent study reveals that taking an aspirin every day may be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of mesothelioma in persons exposed to asbestos. The Facts Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos affecting over ...

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Nov 1 2016

Pacific Mesothelioma Center's 5th Annual Walk / Hike for Meso Raises Over $121,000 for Mesothelioma Research

Pacific Mesothelioma Center’s 5 th Annual Walk / Hike for Meso took place on Sunday, October 23, at the iconic old Hollywood saloon town of Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. Hikers were welcomed to the old west by a cool breeze, overcast skies, ...

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Nov 1 2016

69 Year-Old Carpenter and Contractor Has "Lived a Good Life"

In the summer of 2015, Roy first began experiencing pain on his right side. He of course ignored the pain because if you knew Roy, you would understand what a tough hombre is he! Roy has been working construction since he was 12 years old. He was ...

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Oct 31 2016

Jury Awards $18M to Retired City Government Official Who Contracted Mesothelioma from Asbestos-Contaminated Talcum Powder

The Worthington Caron Law Firm is pleased to report that on October 19, 2016, a Los Angeles jury awarded $18,070,000 to our clients in a case entitled Depoian v. American International Industries, Inc. et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number ...

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Oct 18 2016

Tumor Grade and Peritoneal Mesothelioma Survival

A new study published in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology highlights the value between tumor grading in peritoneal mesothelioma and prognosis. Tumor grade is different from mesothelioma tumor stage, which refers to the size or reach of the ...

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Sep 16 2016

No Relation Between Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma Subtype

University of Western Australia researchers recently completed a 50-year review, originally published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, where they compared the differences in asbestos exposure histories between biphasic, epithelioid, and ...

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Aug 26 2016

76 Year-Old Plumber, A Very Grateful Mesothelioma Survivor from Lancaster, California

John is a 76 year-old plumber from Lancaster, California who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in September of 2015. In January, Dr. Robert Cameron performed the pleurectomy/decortication surgery. This is John's story.

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Jun 9 2016

"Asbestos" Referenced in Provocative Basquiat Painting at L.A.'s Broad Museum

The Broad Museum is Los Angeles’ newest addition to the contemporary art scene, courtesy of billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife Edythe. Wandering the space of what has already become an architectural landmark, you are overwhelmed ...

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Jan 25 2016

Is Flaxseed Compound a Mesothelioma Prevention?

According to a new study from researchers in Pennsylvania, evidence has been found showing that an antioxidant compound found in flaxseeds may be able to help in the prevention of mesothelioma. Flaxseed lignans, according to researchers, may hold the ...

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Jan 5 2016

Giving Mesothelioma Patients Hope this New Year

Have you been diagnosed with mesothelioma ? Are you dealing with the financial, physical, and emotional struggles that come along with mesothelioma? At Worthington & Caron, we have dedicated our practice to helping individuals who have been ...

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Dec 28 2015

Happy Holidays from Worthington & Caron

Our team at Worthington & Caron would like to wish our clients and prospective clients happy holidays. This is an important time for a number of people and a special moment to spend with your family. Unfortunately, there are plenty of individuals ...

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Dec 15 2015

How Our Connections Benefit You

At Worthington & Caron, our team of mesothelioma lawyers is dedicated to helping individuals who are dealing with the asbestos-related cancer. We know that this is a scary time and it can be confusing to both the victim and his or her family. ...

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