September 2010

New Staging System

One of the most significant contributions to the field of mesothelioma research and patient care is the development of a new staging system.  This is a collaborative effort among IMIG, the International Association for the study of Lung Cancer (IALSC) with partial funding by the Meso Foundation.  To characterize which patients will benefit from what […]

Meso Awareness Day on Rockefeller Plaza

This year, Meso Foundation staff and over 70 voluteers made it to New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza for an attempt at national visibility. Although we personally didn’t get to speak, mesothelioma and mesothelioma awareness day was mentioned on-air. Here is the video of what viewers saw at home.
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Meso Foundation went to IMIG

The International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG) met in Kyoto Japan August 31st through Sept 3rd 2010 and both Kathy Wiedemer and I attended.  IMIG was founded in 1991 and conducts an international conference every two years for scientists with a special interest in mesothelioma. Many groups will hold a conference with some sessions dedicated […]