Articles by Meso Foundation

Result of Change

As you’ve read in Mary’s most recent blog, I’ve just returned from a trip to Washington, DC.  The trip was for a few purposes and one she mentioned was to visit the site for this year’s Symposium.  The hotel and location are beautiful and accessible to many activities.  The Omni will provide a well needed […]


Sympsoium 2009

On Friday I met up with Jeni at the Omni Hotel in Washington DC, the site of our upcomming symposium.  It is absolutely gorgeous and situated 1.5 blocks from the metro stop.  The hotel has a beautiful outdoor pool, lovely grounds to wander around and has bicyles available for guests.  The zoo is a few […]


Chemoembolization in Mesothelioma

Lately we have had lots of questions regarding the use of chemoembolization in mesothelioma based on a case that has been making the rounds on the various websites.  In Germany a Dr Vogl is currently studying the application of this technique in mesothelioma and other cancers.  It is not a standard treatment in Germany and the number […]


Update: 2008 Research Grant Appeal

Welcome to the Executive Director’s Corner. This blog is an outlet to help me keep you up to date on the happenings at the Foundation. For my first post, I wanted to give the community an update on the 2008 research grant appeal and our new grant recipients. Thanks to the efforts and convictions of […]


Optimism

I woke up this morning with a renewed sense of optimism and found myself looking forward to the new leadership in Washington DC.  We are in a recession, close to a depression by some accounts.  We are fighting the war on terror on many fronts and we all recognize the crumbling infrastructure in this country. Despite this I […]