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Frequently Asked Questions About Mesothelioma | Meso Foundation


Whether you have questions as a mesothelioma patient or a caregiver, sometimes online research isn't enough. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation has dedicated medical resources devoted to answering your most important questions in detail in a way that's easy to understand. Our medical resources range from Mary Hesdorffer, a nurse practitioner with over 16 years of mesothelioma experience, to Axel Hanauske, MD, PhD, and MBA.



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What Is Mesothelioma? | Mary Hesdorffer, RN

Mary Hesdorffer, Registered Nurse of the Meso Foudnation, explains the types of mesothelioma and answers the question: What is mesothelioma?

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What is Peritoneal Mesothelioma? | Dr. Robert Taub

Dr. Robert Taub of the Meso Foundation explains peritoneal mesothelioma, one of the types of mesothelioma caused by asbestos.

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Where do I Find the Most Accurate Mesothelioma Information? | Mary Hesdorffer, RN

Mary Hesdorffer, RN at the Meso Foundation, discusses where the most accurate mesothelioma research information can be found for mesothelioma patients and caregivers.

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What are the Symptoms of Pleural Mesothelioma? | Mary Hesdorffer, RN

Mary Hesdorffer, RN of the Meso Foundation, explains the symptoms of pleural mesothelioma and different pleural mesothelioma treatment options.

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What are the Symptoms of Peritoneal Mesothelioma? | Mary Hesdorffer, NP, RN



Mary Hesdorffer, RN at the Meso Foundation, discusses peritoneal mesothelioma, symptoms, and peritoneal mesothelioma treatment.

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What does it mean to be Diagnosed with Pleural Mesothelioma? | Mary Hesdorffer, NP, RN



Mary Hesdorffer, NP, talks about the diagnosis of mesothelioma and what it means to be diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma.

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Is there a Cure for Mesothelioma? | Mary Hesdorffer, NP, RN



Mary Hesdorffer, NP, answers the question, "Is there a cure for mesothelioma?" and the mesothelioma treatment options available.

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What Mesothelioma Treatment Options are Available? | Mary Hesdorffer, NP, RN



Mary Hesdorffer, NP, discusses the different mesothelioma treatment options that are available to mesothleioma patients.

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What New Mesothelioma Treatments are being Used Internationally? | Dr. Steven Mutsears



Dr. Steven Mutsears of the Meso Foundation discusses new treatments for mesothelioma that are being used internationally.

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How Will Research for Mesothelioma Treatment Advance? | Dr. Axel Hanauske



Dr. Axel Hanauske discusses his expectations of mesothelioma treatment in the future and the future of mesothelioma research.

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What is the Importance of Seeing a Mesothelioma Expert or Mesothelioma Specialist? | Mary Hesdorffer, NP, RN



Mary Hesdorffer of the Meso Foundaiton explains why it's important for mesothelioma patients to contact the Meso Foundation to get in touch with a Mesothelioma Expert.

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Why is it Important for New Patients to Contact the Meso Foundation? | Mary Hesdorffer, NP, RN



Mary Hesdorffer, registered nurse of the Meso Foundation, explains why it's important for patients with a new diagnosis of mesothelioma to contact the Meso Foundation.

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What Kinds of Results Have You Seen with Chemotherapy for Mesothelioma | Dr. Petr Hausner

Dr. Petr Hausner discusses results he has seen with chemotherapy for mesothelioma and other mesothelioma treatments.

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When do You Refer Mesothelioma Patients for Radiation Therapy? | Dr. Petr Hausner

Dr. Petr Hausner, member of the Science Advisory Board of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation discusses how he refers patients for radiation therapy and mesothelioma treatment.

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How do you assist patients with mesothelioma who are undergoing therapy?

Mary Hesdorffer of the Meso Foundation discusses how she assists mesothelioma patients undergoing mesothelioma treatment.

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If a Patient is Pleased with Their Current Care, Should They still Contact the Meso Foundation?

Mary Hesdorffer, NP, discusses why current mesothelioma treatment patients should still contact the Meso Foundation even if they are satisfied with their current care.

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Why is Clinical Trial Participation Important to Mesothelioma? | Axel Hanauske

Dr. Axel Hanauske, a mesothelioma expert, explains the importance of clinical trials for mesothelioma and asbestos research.

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Why did You Join the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation? | Dr. Luciano Mutti

Dr. Luciano Mutti, member of the Meso Foundation, discusses why mesothelioma research and the Meso Foundation are so important.

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Is Age a Factor in Selecting Patients for Your Mesothelioma Treatment Protocol? | Dr. Chabot

Dr. John Chabot of Columbia University discusses age as a factor in selecting patients for mesothelioma treatment.

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Is age a factor in selecting patients for your protocol? | Dr. Taub

Dr. Robert Taub, discusses how age factors in to mesothelioma treatment.

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