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Nanotechnology Shows Potential in Fighting Mesothelioma

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013

One of the many potential breakthroughs involving the treatment of mesothelioma is the intriguing use of microscopic particles to attack cancer cells. According to its website, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is keeping a close eye on the possibility that nanotechnology can be used to help treat not only mesothelioma, but several other deadly diseases, reports Baron and Budd.

Nanotechnology is an emerging, and very broad, science with myriad applications. It is basically the study of how extremely small objects can be used in fields such as biology, chemistry, physics and medicine. These objects are anywhere from one to 100 nanometers – to put it in perspective, there are more than 25 million nanometers in an inch.

In terms of the potential use of nanotechnology in the treatment of mesothelioma and other cancers, researchers are studying ways of delivering drugs that can destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells nearby. The Langone Medical Center at New York University and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore are two of the research facilities working on new methods of delivering anti-cancer drugs.

“More and more, we are seeing extremely exciting approaches to attacking not only mesothelioma, but other terrible diseases,” said Russell Budd, managing director of mesothelioma law firm Baron & Budd. “We applaud this continued research and salute the dedicated professionals who are working so tirelessly to bring hope to patients around the world.”

Baron & Budd is the sole sponsor of the book Understanding Mesothelioma, published by CURE Media Group. If you or someone close to you has suffered due to mesothelioma and you would like to learn more about mesothelioma cancer, contact Baron & Budd at 1.866.855.1229 or visit our website at to obtain a free copy.

About Baron & Budd, P.C.

The national mesothelioma law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has a more than 30-year history of “Protecting What’s Right” for asbestos sufferers and their families. As one of the first law firms to successfully litigate an asbestos lawsuit, Baron & Budd continues to actively represent veterans, industry workers and others who are suffering as a result of exposure to asbestos. Baron & Budd achieved the largest mesothelioma verdict ever in the state of Texas, a $55 million verdict for an asbestos sufferer and his family in El Paso, Texas. Contact Baron and Budd at 1.866.855.1229 for additional information on mesothelioma treatments, mesothelioma cancer doctors and treatment centers and mesothelioma attorneys.

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