mesothelioma volunteers

2015 Awards to be Presented at Dinner in March

The Meso Foundation is proud to announce its 2015 Award recipients! The awards will be presented during the Awards Dinner at the 2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7PM at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, Maryland.
The Bruce Vento Hope Builder Award will be presented to James A. Grogan, […]


Media Coverage Raises Mesothelioma Awareness

On Friday, September 26, the Meso Foundation and the mesothelioma community recognized Mesothelioma Awareness Day.
Among the many efforts to raise awareness on Friday, some took to the media to have their message broadcast to a wide audience.
We are listing here just two of those (if you obtained media coverage, please let us know so we […]


Today is Mesothelioma Awareness Day!

Today, September 26, 2014, is Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The Meso Foundation and its volunteers are hard at work raising awareness for this cancer, and we want to fill you in on all of the events: This morning, Meso Foundation volunteers appeared on the Today Show; Mary Hesdorffer, NP, the executive director of the Meso Foundation, […]


Author of ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’ Speaks Up About Deadly Cancer

The Meso Foundation recently released a video of award-winning author, Lionel Shriver, in which Ms. Shriver urges viewers to observe September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The video can be watched on the Meso Foundation’s YouTube channel, or through the player below.
“Several years ago, one of my closest friends was diagnosed with mesothelioma,” says Ms. […]


Get Ready for Meso Awareness Day 2014

Mesothelioma Awareness Day is just around the corner on September 26th! Established by Meso Foundation volunteers in 2004, Meso Awareness Day has been the driving force behind the movement to bring more attention and funding to this cancer. In the last ten years, through various activities, the Meso Foundation and its volunteers have been able to obtain […]