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Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang Discusses Developments in Mesothelioma Treatment

June 7, 2018 | By Ali Cassity

Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang, long respected for his groundbreaking work in mesothelioma treatment, was inducted to the Giants of Cancer Care®  in a special ceremony at Adler Planetarium on May 31. This honor comes as recognition of Dr. Vogelzang’s revolutionary research and success treating genitourinary cancers including bladder and kidney cancer. The award celebrates leaders in […]

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Giants of Cancer Care Induction Interview w/ Dr. Vogelzang, MD, FASCO, FACP

June 1, 2018 | By Kelsi Lockhart

 A world-renowned oncologist, Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang, speaks about what the Giants of Cancer Care 2018 induction means to him, the next step in his career trajectory, and what excites him about the future of oncology.   Event Details: Field of Inductees: Oncology Location: Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL Date: 5/31/2018 This year’s Giants of […]

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Asbestos-caused Cancer Blindsides Family

April 3, 2018 | By Nikoleta Morales

Christian F. Hagn, Jr. from Chicago wishes he had known more about asbestos before he abruptly lost his 66-year-old father, Christian A. Hagn, Sr. (1938-2004), to mesothelioma.“My dad got exposed on the job. I hope I wasn’t exposed, too,” said Christian, Jr. “Companies know that asbestos is killing people, but they keep it on the low. My dad had no protection. They told him it was just dust. Just clean your face, wash your clothes in the laundry, and everything will be fine. It was cheaper for them to lie.”

Defendant’s ‘Lack of Personal Jurisdiction’ Defense Denied

March 6, 2018 | By Ali Cassity

A Cook County Court will see a case against a North Dakota company, thanks to a momentous order by Honorable Judge Clare E. McWilliams granting personal jurisdiction to the Illinois forum. The February 20th order in the John C. Clark v. A.W. Chesterton Company, et al. case sets a new precedent for Illinois residents seeking […]

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Immunotherapy & Mesothelioma: A New Treatment Approach

June 5, 2017

A new treatment regimen to be debuted at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting holds great promise for the treatment of mesothelioma.