mesothelioma

Chapter 5 | Part 4: A Few Short Days of Freedom

by Christopher Graham
My dad was able to come back up to help out following my discharge. I was finally set free on post-op day 10. It was a Saturday morning, probably around 11 AM when I finally got out. Earlier that day, and even though I already had all of these vaccinations, I got repeat […]


How Will You Raise Awareness of Mesothelioma?

Every September 26th and the days leading up to it, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, its community and allies, place extra focus on raising awareness of this cancer, the obstacles to research into life-saving treatments, and the lives of those affected and their families. This year’s campaign once again centers around painting the world blue […]


Kayaking for Meso 2017: A Fundraising Event in New York

On Satuday, September 9, 2017, at 9:30 am, a truly spectacular occurrence can be witnessed within the banks of the Hudson river: Hundreds of kayakers will descend down the river from Stillwater, NY to Halfmoon, NY to raise awareness and funds for mesothelioma research, education, support, and advocacy. This 8-mile paddle takes between 3 and […]



NEWS: Peritoneal Surgeon Moves to Rutgers from University of Maryland

At the end of October of 2017, Dr. H. Richard Alexander, esteemed surgeon specializing in peritoneal mesothelioma, will be moving from his current institution, the University of Maryland, to Rutgers University in New Jersey.  His new position as Chief Surgical Officer will combine administrative as well as clinical duties. As such, Dr. Alexander will also […]