mesothelioma

Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2016

Today marks the beginning of the Global Asbestos Awareness Week. Asbestos is a dangerous fiber, exposure to which causes many illnesses and is known to cause mesothelioma. In fact, the vast majority of mesotheliomas are caused by exposure to asbestos.
For the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, an organization whose mission it is to eradicate mesothelioma, asbestos […]


Meet Us in Houston for our Upcoming Mesothelioma Symposium

On May 20 in Houston, TX, we will be hosting our first mesothelioma conference as part of the 2016 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. The conference will be a one-day event starting at 8:30am and ending around 6:30pm, including breakfast, lunch, and a cocktail hour, plus coffee breaks throughout the day. We will feature top […]


Spreading Hope as a Mesothelioma Caregiver

by Janet Graeff
As of March 14, 2016, my daughter is 10 years NED, no evidence of disease. She is a peritoneal mesothelioma survivor. I was her primary caregiver during her recovery from surgery and chemotherapy. The chemo, for her, was extremely difficult. We nearly lost her to a weird reaction to the second infusion. But, […]


Community, Friendship Through Fundraising For Mesothelioma

Throughout February, we posted blogs about how to host your own fundraising event, the importance of event sponsors, and how to sustain your audience. We’re continuing this series of fundraising posts with a blog by Jill Waite, a Fundraise for Meso event planner, on how fundraising has impacted her life:
Five years ago, I was determined […]


How Many Fake “Friends” Do You Have on Facebook?

by Maja Belamaric, Director of Communications, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
A few months ago, I logged into my Facebook account as I always do first thing in the morning. While I usually receive only a few random friend requests here and there, that morning I woke up to several just overnight.
After a few minutes of clicking […]