Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma

Promising new Mesothelioma drugs must be extensively tested to make sure they are safe and effective for Mesothelioma patients. Before the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) can approve a drug for Mesothelioma cancer it must first learn all the potential side effects. For patient safety, the FDA has developed a process of clinical trials to provide data on drugs that may promise newer & better treatment results.

Clinical trials for Mesothelioma are research studies accomplished with the help of human volunteers, Mesothelioma physicians, Mesothelioma researchers, and pharmaceutical companies to test the effectiveness different Mesothelioma treatments. Mesothelioma clinical trials allow doctors to access new levels of treatment for this cancer and can provide alternative treatment options for some Mesothelioma patients.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trial: Information

  • Mesothelioma clinical trials test large groups of people between 1,000 and 3,000 patients.
  • There were over 175 clinical trials conducted related to Mesothelioma cancer through 2011.
  • Mesothelioma clinical trials have specific guidelines and qualifications that determine the eligibility of Mesothelioma patients.
  • Mesothelioma clinical trials are research projects designed to find improved ways to treat diagnose and prevent Mesothelioma.
  • Mesothelioma clinical trials are being conducted throughout the world examining new drugs, treatments and combined modality treatments.
  • Some Mesothelioma clinical trials include vaccine therapy and Gene therapy
  • The National Cancer Institute sponsors 14 Mesothelioma clinical trials that are designed to find new treatments for those diagnosed with Mesothelioma.
  • Mesothelioma clinical trials report the average time to disease progression after treatment is 14.4 months.
  • Mesothelioma clinical trials report the average overall survival time for those diagnosed with Mesothelioma is 15.5 months.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials – Phase 1-4

Phase 1: Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

  • Create process for administering of treatment and amount of drug dosage
  • Small groups of people between 20-80 Mesothelioma patients are tested

Phase 2: Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

  • Testing Drug effectiveness
  • Testing Drug safety

Phase 3: Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

  • Larger group of people between 100-300 Mesothelioma patients are tested
  • Testing effectiveness of treatment and appraises its overall safety
  • Testing drug effectiveness compared against existing treatments

Phase 4: Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

  • Testing to examine potential side effects and risks over a longer period of time.
  • Testing conducted as a post-approval study to gather any more information.

If a treatment passes through all 4 phases it is ready to receive final approval by the FDA.

Other Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Guidelines

Inclusion criteria– Factors that allow a Mesothelioma patient to participate.

Exclusion criteria– Factors that prevent a patient from entering a clinical trial.

Inclusion and Exclusion criteria for Mesothelioma clinical trials can be based on the following:

  • Patient’s age
  • Patient’s gender
  • Patient’s overall physical health
  • Patient’s treatment history
  • Type and Stage of Mesothelioma cancer

Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.

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Malignant Mesothelioma

Malignant Mesothelioma is rare form of cancer that affects lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum). There are about 3,000 new malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms you should contact a doctor immediately.

Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma you are going to have a lot of questions about living with Mesothelioma and what legal options you have against asbestos manufacturers and asbestos companies for your asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is a seriously deadly disease. According to the American Cancer Society with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.

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Family Member Died From Mesothelioma?

If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer you should immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma diagnosis lawyer about what compensation may be available to you from asbestos trust funds that total more than 30 billion dollars.

It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations.

We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. We know it is a tough time to grieve the loss of a loved one, but please do not let your Statute of Limitations expire for filing your Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have 6 year Statute of Limitations.

Mesothelioma Latency Period

Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos related diseases. Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer and esophageal cancer cases.

There is More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts

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