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Mesothelioma Treatment, Mesothelioma Clinical Trial

Mesothelioma Treatment Update: New Combo Therapy Improves Patient Outcome; Open Clinical Trials

June 29th, 2018: A new study published June 2018 in the Lancet’s Respiratory Medicine journal found a new combination therapy that improved patient outcome compared to standard chemotherapy treatment. Combination Treatment for Mesothelioma The study paired durvalumab (Imfinzi) and tremelimumab in combination, and compared the results to standard modern chemotherapy treatment for mesothelioma. The median… Read More

San Francisco Pacific Fertility Center Tank Failure Possibly Destroys Thousands of Eggs and Embryos

San Francisco, CA – A liquid nitrogen tank failure at Pacific Fertility Center fertility clinic in San Francisco occurred on March 4th, 2018.  The tanks require constant liquid nitrogen cooling or temperatures rise within the tank. The tank that failed contained “several thousand” eggs and embryos. As the temperature rises, embryos and eggs stored within crylocks can be… Read More

San Francisco Shipyard Mission Bay

San Francisco Shipyard Asbestos and Radiation Cleanup to be Repeated?

February 13, 2018: Following reports by CurbedSF, The San Francisco naval shipyard is once again in the news regarding the asbestos, radiation, and other hazardous substances present on the property.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found the site to pose a hazard to the health of the public and was designated a Superfund site necessitating… Read More