August 2012

2013 Symposium, Las Vegas, NV – SAVE THE DATE

If you haven’t already marked your calendar, please make sure you do so! The 2013 Symposium covering malignant mesothelioma will take place on:
March 7 – 8
Aria Resort and Casino
Las Vegas, NV
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s Symposium is a two day conference for the entire mesothelioma community, including patients, families, those who have lost loved ones, […]


Miles for Meso 5K Run / 2K Walk – Alton, IL

On Saturday, September 22, Midwestern runners and walkers rejoice! The fourth annual Miles for Meso in Alton, IL is back again this year!  Experienced and less experienced runners (and walkers) are all invited to spread their gait and get together for a morning of endorphins, community, awareness and fundraising.
This 5K run and 2K walk, sponsored […]


FOR THE FOUNDATION: Charlie Cole Classic

Lynn Cole lost her husband, Charlie, to mesothelioma just a few years ago at the age of 51.  While grieving her loss, she felt the need to be proactive and do something to help others facing mesothelioma.  “Charlie’s love of golf and the mountains” inspired Lynn and her children Matt and Katie to host the […]



What is a Sequester and What Does it Mean for the Meso Community?

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (P.L. 112-25) established caps on federal discretionary spending over 10 years, resulting in $1 trillion in cuts spread across defense and nondefense discretionary (NDD) programs. The law also directed a congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to identify an additional $1.2 trillion in budgetary savings over ten years. […]