Articles by Meso Foundation

Important Study

For many reasons cancer patients do not always wish to participate in a clinical trial or are not eligible for trials. I would like all of the patients who are on our site to consider participating in Dr Jill Ohar’s study. It does not involve treatment or travel but does require that you fill out […]

Internet Hoaxes

I am so tired of getting mass mailings and forwards claiming to cure cancer, bring me luck or save others from peril. the following are some guidelines that we should all follow. i was a victim only this morning by not checking snope which is the best site to dispel internet rumors. Without researching the […]

Provider Roles

Lately I have noticed that there is a lot of confusion about who to contact and what is the expected role of the various health professionals that you come into contact with. Once the diagnosis has been confirmed you will either have a consultation with a surgeon, medical oncologist or both. There is a distinct […]

Decision to go the Alternative Route

I am not permitted to discuss individual patients for ethical reasons but I can certainly comment about how one should make a medical decison..  We have discussed informed consent at every medical meeting and patient based meeting.  The spirit of informed consent is that the patient is given full disclosure regarding the risks and benefits […]