Mesothelioma Interest Growing

“Mesothelioma is known as a traditionally under-funded and under-studied cancer.”
That’s the answer customarily given to patients, their families, and the public at large when they ask about the very slow advances that were so typical of mesothelioma. Until now.
And while technically that is still true, especially when compared to other cancers, some changes are […]

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Advocacy and Policy

Congress Includes of $50 million for Cancer Research Program

In the latest iteration of its budget bill, Congress included $50 million for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP). The bill will be voted on in the House on Friday, and in the Senate shortly thereafter.
If the bill does pass, this level of funding will be consistent with funding for […]

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Fundraise for Meso

We Need You! Matching Funds for Mesothelioma

We have some exciting news! We just learned that in honor of #GivingTuesday, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute up to $1 million to Facebook fundraisers. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $500,000 in matching funds, up to $1,000 per Facebook fundraiser, and Facebook will waive up to $500,000 […]

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