In 2004, over 14 years ago (!), the FDA approved the first ever (and the last so far) mesothelioma treatment drug – Alimta (pemetrexed) in combination with cisplatin. The treatment is now very much considered standard and for some patients the results are dramatic. Unfortunately, patients and physicians alike are well aware of its limitations. […]Read More
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DEADLINE THURSDAY: Ask your Senators to Sign the Support Letter to Fund a Mesothelioma Patient Registry
As Congress prepares legislation that funds various federal department and agencies for next year, we ask that you to write to your U.S. Senators by close of business on THURSDAY, APRIL 12th and urge them to support $500,000 for the CDC to establish a national mesothelioma patient registry.
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We need your help! In honor of #GivingTuesday on November 28, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be matching up to $2 million in donations to nonprofits made through Facebook fundraisers. The gifts will be matched up to $50,000 per nonprofit or $1,000 per fundraiser, until the $2 million in matching funds […]Read More