Articles by Meso Foundation

Meso Foundation Reaches $10 Million in Research Grants Funded

With the conclusion of its latest funding cycle, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation has reached the milestone of $10 million in grant funding awarded to the most promising mesothelioma research projects across the globe. The Foundation is the only non-governmental institution to fund mesothelioma research through a transparent, merit-based process modeled after the National Institutes […]

Action Alert: Help Us Make the Mesothelioma Patient Registry a Reality

IMPORTANT: This is a new action! Even if you’ve already contacted your congressional representatives and they already cosigned the bill, please send them this message to request funding for the registry.
We urgently need your help to establish a mesothelioma patient registry! Every year, Congress provides funding to U.S. Departments and agencies through 12 different appropriations […]

Nintedanib Gains Promising Innovative Medicine Status in the UK

It was recently announced that the United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) designated nintedanib, an oral triple angiokinase inhibitor by Boehringer Ingelheim, as a Promising Innovative Medicine (PIM). Nintedanib is not yet available to malignant pleural #mesothelioma patients in the UK, but with this designation, the drug could be available to patients […]

Battling the Holiday Blues

As the holidays come around, you may not be celebrating like in years past. As a patient, you may be forced to structure the holidays differently to accommodate to your needs. As a caregiver, you may need to take extra time and plan out the days to make sure you and your loved one are […]

Sounds Great, But is it True?

In this day and age, anyone can publish “news” online – it’s inexpensive, quick, and looks official without much of an investment from the publisher. When it comes to mesothelioma and cancer news, it can be challenging to determine whether online content is accurate or even truthful. You may come across articles or blogs with […]