Disparities and Low Participation in Clinical Trials

by Jadmin Mostel, Patient Support and Research Assistant, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
This past March, I attended the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) annual conference, and observed a dynamic roundtable discussion about disparities in the medical field. As the conversation was first colored with various factors such as socioeconomic background and language barriers, the conversation took […]

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Advocacy and Policy

Omnibus Bill Passes, Funds Available to Mesothelioma Research Increase

With the passage of the Omnibus budget bill last week, mesothelioma research will now be eligible for $60 million, an increase of $10 million over the amount previously available.
This particular funding is available through the Department of Defense’s Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), a pot of funding available annually to researchers studying any one of […]

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Fundraise for Meso

Diana Stewart, Patricia Dyhrman, Pat Hatley to Receive Above and Beyond Award

Diana Stewart, Patricia Dyhrman, and Pat Hatley, from Puyallup, Washington, are this year’s recipients of the Klaus Brauch Above and Beyond Award. This award honors community members who have contributed time and resources to advance the mission of the Meso Foundation. These three incredible women have gone above and beyond in their quest to help […]

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