pleural mesothelioma

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 […]


Facing Mesothelioma One Journal Entry at a Time: Part Three

Tara DeAugustinis has been battling pleural mesothelioma since diagnosed in early 2016 at the age of 45. She and her husband, Rich, have maintained a personal website documenting her journey with the disease via journal entries, and they have decided to share their story with the mesothelioma community. To read part two of this story, […]


Facing Mesothelioma One Journal Entry at a Time: Part Two

Tara DeAugustinis has been battling pleural mesothelioma since diagnosed in early 2016 at the age of 45. She and her husband, Rich, have maintained a personal website documenting her journey with the disease via journal entries, and they have decided to share their story with the mesothelioma community. To read part one of this series, […]


Meso Foundation Funds Updated NCCN Resources for Mesothelioma Patients

Through partial funding by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has published updated patient resources for malignant pleural mesothelioma. The resources include the NCCN Guidelines for Patients and NCCN Quick Guide sheet.
The NCCN Guidelines for Patients is based on the guidelines used globally in clinical practice to allow health care […]


Learning to be Healthy with Cancer

by Marcia Schekel
A diagnosis … mesothelioma … a punch to the gut … frozen with fear.
Mine was April 2014: surgical biopsy, pleural mesothelioma (epithelioid), inoperable, stage 4.
What is this strange disease? I ‘google’ meso, lawyers call. Arghhh. Somehow I contact the Meso Foundation, Mary calls. I know I am connected with others with meso. I […]