Asbestos Settlement For Kansas City Victims Reached At $80M

Former Kansas City government employees settled an asbestos lawsuit for $80 million against Jackson County, Missouri, and Kansas City-based U.S. Engineering, just one month before the trial was scheduled to start. The Kansas City Star reports that the lawsuit was filed by over 7,000 peopled who’d been in the Kansas City courthouse, including jail inmates, lawyers, […]

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The Benefits of Getting Active for Mesothelioma Patients

Exercise benefits are well known and documented, but traditional wisdom says that anyone who is sick should rest and avoid vigorous activity. For people living with mesothelioma and other types of cancer, that traditional advice has been turned on its head. While someone going through treatments for cancer may not be able to do workouts […]

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New Study Shows How Powerful Chemotherapy Is

A recent study carried about by researchers from Wayne State University School of Medicine confirms just how powerful chemotherapy can be for mesothelioma patients. The study combined information with the Medicare claims database, along with data from  the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) in order to determine survival rate for patients who underwent […]

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