Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Over $100,000 Raised by Meso Awareness Day Fundraisers

September 26, 2017 marked the 14th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Established by Meso Foundation community members in 2004, Mesothelioma Awareness Day has been the driving force behind the movement to bring more attention and funding to this cancer.
This year, we saw volunteers raise awareness by attending the Today show in New York, wearing blue across […]


Treating and Preventing a Cancer that Many are at Risk For But Few Know About

Anyone who has ever done any DIY-style home renovations and construction on a home built before the 80s may be at risk for mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma is a cancer usually associated with asbestos exposure. It is most often found in the lining of the lung or abdomen, and sometimes other organs as well.
It is a common misconception […]


How Will You Raise Awareness of Mesothelioma?

Every September 26th and the days leading up to it, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, its community and allies, place extra focus on raising awareness of this cancer, the obstacles to research into life-saving treatments, and the lives of those affected and their families. This year’s campaign once again centers around painting the world blue […]


Looking Back on a Successful Mesothelioma Awareness Day

On September 26, 2016, Meso Foundation volunteers and mesothelioma community members came out in force to raise awareness for Mesothelioma Awareness Day. We asked the community to wear blue to show their support, and they went above and beyond the call. We received over 100 photos (and even more were posted online) from mesothelioma patients, […]


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 […]