Tag Archives: Mesothelioma

FDA Approves Opdivo (nivolumab) + Yervoy (ipilimumab) as the First and Only Immunotherapy Treatment for Previously Untreated Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) October 2, 2020 — Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Opdivo (nivolumab) 360 mg every three weeks plus Yervoy (ipilimumab) 1 mg/kg every six weeks (injections for intravenous use) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first-line treatment of adult patients with unresectable malignant pleural… Read More »

Detecting Mesothelioma Symptoms and Seeking Help from Mesothelioma Lawyers

Mesothelioma symptoms show up decades after the initial exposure to asbestos occurs, which is the cause of mesothelioma. The cancerous growth can affect the protective lining of the lungs, heart, and abdomen, with the lungs being the most common. The disease can take 20 years to 50 years to manifest recognizable symptoms, so it is… Read More »

Occurrence of Mesothelioma in Veterans

Asbestos was used in a vast array of products until the 1980s, prior to which, very few companies knew about its dangers. One of the most common causes of mesothelioma is regular exposure to asbestos. It is a cancer that attacks the protective lining of the lungs, abdomen or the heart. The United States military… Read More »

GM’s Liability for Mesothelioma Claims, Much More than Original Estimate

GM’s Liability for Mesothelioma Claims, Much More than Original EstimateDecember 3, 2010 In an attempt to decipher the extent of liability General Motors Corp will be under with mesothelioma claims, creditors sought out and received information from the company and other entities. This information was obtained with permission from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber, in… Read More »