Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Upcoming Conferences and Events

Over the next few months, the Meso Foundation will be organizing and hosting mesothelioma conferences and events. The calendar includes mesothelioma conferences in San Francisco, Chicago, and the Washington, DC metro area, as well as Mesothelioma Awareness Day, and a Celebration of Life event for the bereaved community.
SEPTEMBER
2016 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma: San Francisco
The […]


Gearing up for Mesothelioma Awareness Day

For this year’s Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, the Meso Foundation will focus its efforts on raising awareness of this aggressive cancer by leading a campaign titled “Painting the World in Mesothelioma Awareness.”
“We ask that everyone affected by mesothelioma, including mesothelioma patients and their families, those who have lost a loved one to this cancer, […]


Media Coverage Raises Mesothelioma Awareness

On Friday, September 26, the Meso Foundation and the mesothelioma community recognized Mesothelioma Awareness Day.
Among the many efforts to raise awareness on Friday, some took to the media to have their message broadcast to a wide audience.
We are listing here just two of those (if you obtained media coverage, please let us know so we […]


Today is Mesothelioma Awareness Day!

Today, September 26, 2014, is Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The Meso Foundation and its volunteers are hard at work raising awareness for this cancer, and we want to fill you in on all of the events: This morning, Meso Foundation volunteers appeared on the Today Show; Mary Hesdorffer, NP, the executive director of the Meso Foundation, […]


Author of ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’ Speaks Up About Deadly Cancer

The Meso Foundation recently released a video of award-winning author, Lionel Shriver, in which Ms. Shriver urges viewers to observe September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The video can be watched on the Meso Foundation’s YouTube channel, or through the player below.
“Several years ago, one of my closest friends was diagnosed with mesothelioma,” says Ms. […]