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NEW YORK, NY – A $2 billion renovation project at New York’s famed United Nations (UN) headquarters is already underway, and many of those who work in the midtown Manhattan skyscraper have deep concerns related to the extensive asbestos abatement work being performed at the E. 44th Street landmark. Asbestos is classified by health organizations [...]
Pathol Int. 2008 Nov;58(11):730-4. Bahrami A, Allen TC, Cagle PT. Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA. An intrathoracic mass was discovered on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spine in a 37-year-old Caucasian man with a 1 year history of progressively severe upper back pain. A subsequent chest CT scan indicated [...]
Promising Early Local Control of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Following Postoperative Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) to the Chest.
SOURCE: Cancer J. 2003 Nov-Dec;9(6):476-84. Ahamad A, Stevens CW, Smythe WR, Liao Z, Vaporciyan AA, Rice D, Walsh G, Guerrero T, Chang J, Bell B, Komaki R, Forster KM. Department of Radiation Oncology, Section of Thoracic Molecular Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA. PURPOSE: Malignant pleural mesothelioma [...]
Preoperative Evaluation of Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Role of Integrated CT-PET Imaging.
Truong MT, Marom EM, Erasmus JJ. Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Unit 57, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. PURPOSE: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an uncommon neoplasm arising from mesothelial cells of the pleura. The prognosis is poor with a median survival of 8 to 18 months after diagnosis. Multimodality [...]