Multidisciplinary Panels on Malignant Mesothelioma at the Meso Foundation’s 2013 Symposium

IMG_1750On Friday, March 8, world’s mesothelioma experts came together at the Meso Foundation’s annual Symposium to discuss mesothelioma treatment, research and patient outcomes. These multidisciplinary panels were organized specifically to promote interaction between clinicians and researchers to achieve the best possible outcome for mesothelioma patients. The live stream broadcast of the event is offered free-of-charge and continues until 10:30 PM Pacific time on Friday, March 8.

IMG_1756The panels, which included Michael Becich, MD, PhD; V. Courtney Broaddus, MD; Michele Carbone, MD, PhD; Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc, FRCSC; David Ettinger, MD; Hedy Lee Kindler, MD; Robert Kratzke, MD; Lee Krug, MD; Charles Simone, II, MD; and Andrew Todd, PhD, were moderated by Meso Foundation’s executive director and nurse practitioner Mary Hesdorffer.

The 10th annual Meso Foundation Symposium is a two-day conference for the entire meso community. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn about the disease and its treatment directly from top experts in mesothelioma, in easy to understand presentations, small-group interactions and even one-on-one conversations. In addition to the latest medical information, the Symposium addresses topics and issues relevant to all attendees, including patients, caregivers and those who have lost loved ones to this disease.

The Meso Foundation Symposium also offers plenty of time to meet others facing similar challenges and allows participants to socialize with the entire meso community. More information is available at www.curemeso.org/symposium.