The World Conference on Lung Cancer is a prestigious annual event organized by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). The conference, as the name suggests, focuses mainly on lung cancer, however, it also provides a space for mesothelioma researchers and physicians to present new data from their mesothelioma studies. As often […]
mesothelioma clinical trials
In light of the newly released report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the increase in mortality and morbidity of mesothelioma patients, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), the only nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma and the suffering caused by this cancer, has released a statement emphasizing the need […]
Watch Mary Hesdorffer, the Meso Foundation’s executive director and mesothelioma expert, in this opening presentation at the 2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. In this video, she discusses the state of mesothelioma research and treatment options. Her discussion begins with a focus on clinical trials. With 92 open clinical trials for mesothelioma, of which 55 […]
by Lee Krug, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
This month, a notification was sent to investigators on the DETERMINE Trial that accrual will be completed by the end of October. DETERMINE is an international, randomized trial comparing treatment with an immunotherapy drug called tremelimumab to treatment with placebo as second or third line therapy in […]
The content from the Meso Foundation’s regional conference, presented as a collaboration between the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center, held in Philadelphia on September 26, 2014, is now available for viewing online on the Abramson Cancer Center website.
The conference featured area experts in the field of mesothelioma.
All sessions are now available online […]