March 2013

Good News! FY2013 Continuing Resolution Includes Opportunity for Mesothelioma Research

We are very excited that the Fiscal Year 2013 Continuing Resolution, signed by President Obama on Tuesday includes funding for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program’s (CDMRP) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP).  This program has funded $8.8 million of mesothelioma research to date as a direct result of the Meso Foundation’s advocacy […]

The Symposium is Over…what now?

The BAP 1 gene is now a part of your vernacular, you gave and received hugs of love and support and your voice is hoarse from screaming Don’t Stop Believing.  The Meso Foundation’s International Symposium is now officially over. But now what?
The hope, support and work that the Meso Foundation provides continues all year long.  Now […]

Putting a National Spotlight on Asbestos

A major investigation appearing on the front page of Monday’s Wall Street
Journal looks into fraudulent asbestos claims and the multi-billion dollar
mesothelioma litigation industry. (You can read an abstract of the article Full access requires a subscription.)
As a science-based organization and the largest independent source of
nonprofit funding for mesothelioma research, we do not advise on legal
issues. […]

Multidisciplinary Panels on Malignant Mesothelioma at the Meso Foundation’s 2013 Symposium

On Friday, March 8, world’s mesothelioma experts came together at the Meso Foundation’s annual Symposium to discuss mesothelioma treatment, research and patient outcomes. These multidisciplinary panels were organized specifically to promote interaction between clinicians and researchers to achieve the best possible outcome for mesothelioma patients. The live stream broadcast of the event is offered free-of-charge […]