2013

Announcing the 2014 Symposium Agenda

The agenda for our upcoming 2014 Symposium is now available for viewing! Even though it is still being refined, we wanted you to be the first ones to see the amazing events we have in store for you!
This year, we will host two concurrent events. The International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, a conference for the entire meso […]


Peace. Joy. Cure: A Meso Fundraising Challenge

As the end of the year is upon us, we would like to update you on our “Peace. Joy. Cure” holiday fundraising challenge. The challenge began on November 24th with a goal to raise $10,000 in online donations by the end of the year with an individual Meso Foundation donor willing to match every dollar […]


Holiday Suggestions for the Bereaved

by Mary Hesdorffer, NP, Executive Director of the Meso Foundation
Having suffered a profound loss can make the holidays appear to be the most dreaded time of year. How do you cope when others around you are caught up in the giddiness of the holidays and you find yourselves perhaps a little resentful of their good cheer? […]


The Meso Foundation Congratulates Reps. McCollum and Pingree for their Efforts to Advance Mesothelioma Research

The Meso Foundation congratulates Congresswomen Betty McCollum and Chellie Pingree for sending a letter to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives requesting they sign on to urge the National Cancer Institute to further mesothelioma research.
Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013
Yesterday, U.S. Congresswomen Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) sent a “Dear Colleague” […]


The Holiday Table

by Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner
Executive Director, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
The holidays are approaching, and the dreaded holiday feasts begin. The mesothelioma patient who is undergoing chemo, or perhaps has not regained their appetite, can be very uncomfortable sitting at a table laden with holiday goodies and an expectation that they will dive in with relish.
So […]