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Latest Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation Stories

2014-07-30 23:07:39

The executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, Mary Hesdorffer, APRN, was featured as a speaker during a Verastem, Inc. investor meeting to bring attention to mesothelioma and the need for clinical trials to advance and to increase the number therapeutic options for mesothelioma patients. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 On July 10, during the research and development portion of the Verastem, Inc.’s investor meeting, Mary Hesdorffer, APRN, the executive...

2014-07-30 23:00:35

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), in collaboration with Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center, announced that on September 26th it will host a regional conference at the Penn's Abramson Cancer Center to bring together area experts in the field of mesothelioma Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), in collaboration with the Penn's Abramson Cancer Center, will host a regional conference on...

2014-07-29 23:00:28

Through focused advocacy, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), as well as other members of the Deadliest Cancers Coalition, increased membership in the newly established Congressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) along with other members of the Deadliest Cancer Coalition, led advocacy efforts among its members for increased participation of our elected...

2014-07-21 23:11:10

Every week the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a phone call from a family member who suspected their loved one had mesothelioma but was never actually diagnosed, and as a result there was no compensation. If an individual had exposure to asbestos at work decades ago, the Center is urging the individual to tell their primary care physician so that annual medical tests can be done to check for tumors or masses in the lining of the lungs. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) July...

2014-06-30 23:15:06

The audit of the 2013 financials revealed that the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) increased its program expenditures to 86% of its budget, which is over 11 points higher than other highly rated charities. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced that an audit of its 2013 financial statements confirmed an increase of program expenditures to 86% of its budget. Consequently, the amount spent on...

2014-06-30 23:13:33

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announces the release of the new version of the page about its “Meet the Mesothelioma Experts” live broadcast series, which makes the recordings of its educational series user-friendly and easier to access. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announces the release of the new version of the page about its “Meet the Mesothelioma Experts” live broadcast...

2014-06-30 23:01:16

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) unveiled today its expanded Travel Grant program, which provides patients in need of financial help for travel expenses to consult with a specialist, or to participate in a clinical trial away from home. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced today the expansion of its ‘Travel Grant’ program for mesothelioma patients. The program, which was created...

2014-06-28 23:01:58

A special presentation on mesothelioma, organized by the CancerCare group, will feature two Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s experts. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 On Monday, June 30, from 4:30-5:30PM Eastern Time, CancerCare is hosting a free mesothelioma teleconference workshop. The teleconference, titled Update on Mesothelioma, will feature a panel of experts, two from the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) to discuss numerous topics related...

2014-06-27 23:00:29

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) is recruiting volunteers to staff its official Mile 19 water stop at the New York City Marathon. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 This year, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has received the opportunity to staff the official water stop at Mile 19 of the New York City Marathon. The Meso Foundation is now recruiting volunteers interested in working on marathon day, on Sunday, November 2, between...

2014-05-31 23:04:59

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has established four Giving Circles to provide a source of vital funding for its patient programs and research grants. In exchange for annual unrestricted donations, members receive varied benefits and recognition. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), the only non-governmental funder of peer-reviewed mesothelioma research, and the only charity providing patient...


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