mesothelioma

Marjorie Zauderer, MD, named new chair of mesothelioma foundation board of directors

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced this week that Marjorie Zauderer, MD, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, has been voted chair of the board of directors, which governs the organization. She first joined the board in 2017.
Dr. Zauderer succeeded the previous chair Dr. Richard Alexander, a surgeon at Rutgers […]


RECAP: Symposium tour kicks off in Minneapolis!

On Friday morning, we made our first stop on the 2018 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma tour in Minneapolis, MN! Our executive director Mary Hesdoffer, NP and Science Advisory Board chair Dr. Tobias Peikert welcomed attendees to the one-day conference followed by an overview of our work in research, education, support and advocacy by director of […]


Updates from iMig – World trends in mesothelioma, global nursing panel with case studies, personalized therapy, and immunotherapy

Mesothelioma scientists and medical professionals convene at several conferences every year (one of which is our Symposium, the scientific portion of which will take place next year at the NIH) to update one another and present their most recent findings. These conferences are a crucial aspect of their work, as they provide an opportunity for […]


JUST PUBLISHED: New report outlining progress in mesothelioma treatment in 2017

A new article reviewing progress and advances that occurred in 2017 in the management of pleural mesothelioma was just published in the May 2018 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology.
The publication is the result of collaboration among mesothelioma experts from around the world, including several current and former members of the Mesothelioma Applied Research […]


The Meso Foundation supports the ‘Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Act of 2017’

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) commends the efforts of Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) for the introduction of S. 2072, the “Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Act of 2017,” legislation to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to identify and assess known uses […]