In our previous blog post opening this year’s Global Asbestos Awareness Week, we mentioned that prevention of mesothelioma can take several different shapes. Avoiding exposures to asbestos is one such method. However, while theoretically valid, in reality this method falls short in accomplishing this goal because asbestos is showing no signs of going away. It […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]