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Meet a Mesothelioma Nurse: Buerkley Rose

We recently spoke with mesothelioma nurse Buerkley Rose, RN, of the University of Chicago to ask her some questions about her role in the field in honor of National Nurses Week and National Cancer Research Month. Here’s what she had to say:
At what institution do you work and what is your role there?
Currently, I work […]


Last Stop on the Symposium Tour: Chicago!

On Friday, October 7, the Meso Foundation and the mesothelioma community will gather for the last time in 2016 for a one-day conference in Chicago, Illinois. Following conferences in Houston and San Francisco, the Meso Foundation’s 2016 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma will conclude with its final stop in Chicago.
The conference in Chicago will be […]


BREAKING NEWS: Peritoneal Mesothelioma Surgery Specialist to Join University of Chicago Team

As of June 1, Dr. Kiran Turaga, a surgeon from the Medical College of Wisconsin, will be joining Dr. Hedy Kindler and the University of Chicago Medicine’s mesothelioma team.
Dr. Turaga began his career at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2010. His interest has focused on peritoneal surface malignancies and regional therapies, which includes HIPEC.
HIPEC […]



October Events: Regional Conference on Mesothelioma in Chicago

The 2014 Chicago Regional Conference on Malignant Mesothelioma is a one-day event geared to patients and family members, covering a variety of topics related to mesothelioma and presented by local and regional area experts. The conference is a collaborative effort between the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and The University of Chicago Medicine.
The conference is geared […]