Articles by Meso Foundation

How Will You Raise Awareness of Mesothelioma?

Every September 26th and the days leading up to it, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, its community and allies, place extra focus on raising awareness of this cancer, the obstacles to research into life-saving treatments, and the lives of those affected and their families. This year’s campaign once again centers around painting the world blue […]


Kayaking for Meso 2017: A Fundraising Event in New York

On Satuday, September 9, 2017, at 9:30 am, a truly spectacular occurrence can be witnessed within the banks of the Hudson river: Hundreds of kayakers will descend down the river from Stillwater, NY to Halfmoon, NY to raise awareness and funds for mesothelioma research, education, support, and advocacy. This 8-mile paddle takes between 3 and […]


Bruce Waite 5K Run/Walk: Mansfield, Ohio

On Sunday, September 17, at Ontario High School, 457 Shelby Ontario Rd, Mansfield, OH, join our community fundraisers at their annual “Bruce Waite 5K Run/Walk.” The event honors Bruce Waite, a teacher at Mansfield High from 1959-1989, who in 2003 died of mesothelioma, one year after diagnosis.
For the past six years, the Bruce Waite 5k […]


5K Walk to Cure Meso – New York

If you live in the New York area, mark your calendar! This September 17, 2017 at 9 am, join our community member and fundraiser Erica Iacono in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY for all-family 5K Walk to Cure Meso.
Click here to register: https://www.crowdrise.com/5KWALKTOCUREMESO2017
“After 12 years, I still do this event because I want to honor […]


Mesothelioma Treatment Guidelines Updated to Include Two New Agents

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) recently updated their treatment guidelines for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
The NCCN, a not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.
Their mesothelioma treatment guide book, which was […]