Author Archives: Helen

Mesothelioma and Measles

MESOTHELIOMA AND MEASLES The Mayo Clinic, is a not-for-profit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota. The clinic has conducted a clinical trial using an altered version of the measles virus to fight pleural mesothelioma. Before the … Continue reading

Guide to the Latest Mesothelioma Statistics

The death toll from the terrible asbestos disease, mesothelioma is sadly, continuing to rise, due to the widespread use of the deadly material that is still present throughout Britain’s buildings. Worryingly, according to the latest government figures, deaths from mesothelioma … Continue reading

The Phurnacite Litigation – Which Causation Test Prevails?

On 23rd October 2012, Mrs Justice Swift handed down her eagerly awaited High Court judgment in the important Phurnacite litigation cases. 183 claims were brought by various former workers at Phurnacite’s Abercwmboi plant in South Wales against the Department for … Continue reading

MARS Trial Update – Surgery a success?

The MARS trial is the first randomised trial to address the role of radical surgery such as extrapleural pneumonectomy or EPP when treating those who suffer with incurable asbestos related mesothelioma. EPP is a surgical procedure which involves the removal … Continue reading