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Mission Cure Meso: A Wrap-Up of April Fundraising Events

by Dana Purcell, Development Coordinator, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Spring is here and fundraising events for the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation are in full swing! April was a busy month for community fundraisers. Each event had a special connection to mesothelioma and a creative way to bring in funding towards research, education, and advocacy. From California […]

Introducing Meso-Connect: A Peer-to-Peer Support System

This week, the Meso Foundation launched Meso-Connect, a peer-to-peer support system aimed at helping mesothelioma patients and their families to combat isolation by connecting them with peers who are going through, or have been through, a similar experience.
Due to the rarity of mesothelioma (3,500 patients diagnosed each year in the United States) and the aggressive […]

Symposium Videos, Photos Now Available!

In early March, the Meso Foundation held its 11th International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma in Alexandria, Virginia. We welcomed attendees from all over the world, including patients, caregivers, doctors, researchers, and so many others. The event was a huge success.
Wednesday morning began as attendees gathered for breakfast before heading off to Capitol Hill for Advocacy […]

To Live Until We Say Goodbye

One of the great things about this community is the unedited and unconditional sharing of every aspect of our journey. Some are navigating peaks, others valleys, but we call out to each other, regardless of our location, with descriptions of the terrain and what we can see from our vantage.
The past week has been a […]