mesothelioma care

Meet a Mesothelioma Nurse: Melissa Culligan

We recently spoke with Melissa Culligan, RN, MS, a mesothelioma nurse at the University of Maryland and a member of the Meso Foundation’s Board of Directors, to ask her some questions about her role in the field in honor of National Nurses Week and National Cancer Research Month. Here’s what she had to say:
At what […]


Spreading Hope as a Mesothelioma Caregiver

by Janet Graeff
As of March 14, 2016, my daughter is 10 years NED, no evidence of disease. She is a peritoneal mesothelioma survivor. I was her primary caregiver during her recovery from surgery and chemotherapy. The chemo, for her, was extremely difficult. We nearly lost her to a weird reaction to the second infusion. But, […]



Announcing the Winner of the 2015 Outstanding Nurse Award

We are excited to announce that the 2015 recipient of the Meso Foundation’s June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award is Joanne Redondo of the Hillman Cancer Center.
In January, we introduced our second annual campaign to choose a recipient of the June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award. We began seeking a recipient […]


Why the Foundation?

The Meso Foundation realizes that there are numerous groups that you can affiliate with, provide your stories and attempt to raise awareness but it seems as if many are just going about this in the wrong way. To begin with, have you really looked into the Facebook pages or websites that you are supporting? Are […]