From the Meso Foundation Staff

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 […]


A Tribute to Tara DeAugustinis

We are deeply saddened by Tara DeAugustinis’ passing. Tara and her husband Rich have become symbols of strength in the mesothelioma community, as they shared their story with the world. Through regular updates beginning with Tara’s diagnosis in early 2016, they informed us of their joys and successes, setbacks and heartbreaks. They taught us that […]


Disparities and Low Participation in Clinical Trials

by Jadmin Mostel, Patient Support and Research Assistant, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
This past March, I attended the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) annual conference, and observed a dynamic roundtable discussion about disparities in the medical field. As the conversation was first colored with various factors such as socioeconomic background and language barriers, the conversation took […]


A Tribute to Heather Nash

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our dear friend, Heather Nash. Heather’s husband Rod has requested that we make this announcement to our community and that we share this photograph of Heather.
Heather was a mesothelioma warrior, fighting the cancer through treatments and through activism, since 2010. She actively participated […]