Gendicine works by combining the p53 gene, which is a tumor suppressant, with a utility virus. When the Gendicine virus is then injected into the cancerous tumor, the virus inserts the p53 gene into the cancer cells. Once the p53 gene is in the cancer cells, it causes them to self destruct. Clinical trials have […]

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The Mesothelioma Victims Center was created to be the premier group in the United States when it comes to advocacy for victims of a rare asbestos related form of cancer called mesothelioma. The group offers mesothelioma victims, or their families free help, and assistance ranging from obtaining Social Security, or VA disability assistance, to finding […]

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Researchers have found that the pain-relieving medication morphine, often used on mesothelioma patients for pain management, may accelerate cancer growth. Several studies have begun to present evidence that opiate-based drugs like morphine encourage cancer cell growth and metastasis. Morphine is a commonly prescribed pain reliever for malignant mesothelioma patients. Since treatment for mesothelioma patients tends […]

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