We have some exciting news! We just learned that in honor of #GivingTuesday, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute up to $1 million to Facebook fundraisers. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $500,000 in matching funds, up to $1,000 per Facebook fundraiser, and Facebook will waive up to $500,000 […]
On Tuesday, November 1, the Meso Foundation held a Meet the Mesothelioma Experts session with Marjorie Zauderer, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).
During the call, Dr. Zauderer discussed her work as a medical oncologist at MSKCC in an interview with Mary Hesdorffer, the Meso Foundation’s executive director and expert nurse practitioner.
Dr. Zauderer specializes […]
by Jessica Blackford-Cleeton
A large number of warriors diagnosed with mesothelioma are over the age of 65, but there are several cases of diagnosis in early adulthood. Michelle Baetiong is one of those cases. A young warrior at the age of 22 and in college at the time of diagnosis, Michelle did not let mesothelioma stop […]
We are excited to introduce you to Gleneara E. Bates, MSW, who has joined the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s team as our Director of Support Initiatives and Medical Outreach.
In her new role at the Meso Foundation, Gleneara will support patients and family members and develop patient education programs; work with the medical community on initiatives […]
by Marcia Schekel
After 8 weeks of painful side effects from treatment, I looked at the CT with my oncologist to see the tumors growing and new ones coming in. I have felt crummy and have limited my activities and my spontaneous availability to friends. My husband is a great gardener — and I grow tumors. […]