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Blog Posts in July, 2016

  • New Research Could Improve Accuracy of Mesothelioma Diagnosis

    New research published in the European Journal of Cancer could help with the diagnosis and treatment of mesothelioma in cancer patients. An international team of scientists has been able to successfully identify a new biomarker present in the blood of patients suffering from specific types of mesothelioma. As the result of a study involving 129 patients (and a control group of 45), the team ...
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  • The FDA Updates IVC Filter Health Risk Warning

    Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have drawn heavy criticism and numerous lawsuits by patients who claim to have incurred injuries due device failure, manufacturer negligence, defective design, and misrepresentation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its communication warning of these potential health risks and has stated that IVC filters should generally not be kept in use ...
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