Janet Stewart is a life sciences writer and editor, who completed both PhD course work and oral examinations in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, and holds an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology.
High levels of a naturally occurring protein, high-mobility group box 1 (HMGB1), are present in the blood of people with asbestos exposure and even higher in two asbestos-related diseases ... Read more
Scientists are developing a more effective diagnostic tool for mesothelioma by combining the blood levels of mesothelin (a marker for mesothelioma) and detecting fractions of a protein called MPF, according to a new ... Read more
An improved lighting and tracking technique in photodynamic therapy (PDT) for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) was successful in the laboratory using a mock-up of a human hemithorax. The ... Read more
The protein podoplanin (PDPN) appears to play a role in promoting tumor progression in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), according to a study in mice, and is likely a good target ... Read more
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