October 2013

Message from IASLC

by Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner
Executive Director, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Melinda and I are currently attending the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and I am so pleased to report that interest in mesothelioma research is exploding.  Professor Bruce Robinson hosted a one day event in the day preceding the conference to […]

Meso Foundation Participates in Prestigious Conference on Lung Cancer

On October 27 – 30, Mary Hesdorffer, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), and Melinda Kotzian, the chief executive officer of the Meso Foundation, are scheduled to attend and participate in the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer  in Sydney, Australia, organized by the International Association for the Study of […]

2014 Symposium: Registration is Now Open!

On March 5-7, 2014, join us in the Washington DC area, for three days of advocacy, science and community. The 2014 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma will explore the barriers and obstacles faced by people affected by mesothelioma, be it related to treatment, research, or patient and family care, and ways to get through them […]

BREAKING NEWS: SS1P Clinical Trial Results Published

Today, the Science Translational Medicine journal published the article “Major Cancer Regressions in Mesothelioma After Treatment with an Anti-Mesothelin Immunotoxin and Immune Suppression” by Dr. Raffit Hassan of the NCI, former chair and current member of the Meso Foundation’s Science Advisory Board.
Dr. Hassan explains:
Very few treatment options exist for patients with mesothelioma who have failed […]