It can be a shock, and very disappointing, when the oncologist says that – in their opinion – the best available treatment is palliative care. Deciding the best treatment for a patient is always a balance. The patient and their doctor have to weigh the likely benefits and the likely side effects. These might make…

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Each year the US charity Mesothelioma.com publishes its list of the twenty most inspiring blogs about asbetsos and mesothelioma. Alongside blog posts from 2020 about promising new treatments and hidden dangers from asbestos was the story of one man who survivied with mesothelioma for three years until his death in May. He was interviewed for…

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