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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...

2014-05-30 23:06:27

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, the only non-governmental funder of peer-reviewed research, has updated its peer-review process for evaluating research grant proposals. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), the only non-governmental funder of peer-reviewed mesothelioma research, has announced an update to its peer-review process for evaluating research grant proposals, to once again match the process by the...

2014-05-29 23:10:37

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation commends the founding co-chairs on their newly formed Congressional Caucus for the Deadliest Cancers for recognizing the great need for a focus on the most lethal cancers, including mesothelioma. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On May 8, a Dear Colleague letter was sent out by the founding co-chairs of the newly established Congressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers to invite other Representatives to join the Caucus. The caucus, founded...

2014-05-19 23:12:33

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is sharing a CDC report on how the 1960s brought about one of the best known “cancer clusters” studied in which victims developed mesothelioma from a direct relationship to asbestos exposure. The Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family members to call 866-714-6466 if the victim worked in a shipyard, or in a manufacturing, or industrial workplace where asbestos was present, because these types of victims frequently...

2014-05-06 23:09:08

On May 14, 2014, at 8 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be holding a new installment of its “Meet the Mesothelioma Experts” series featuring Dr. Evan Alley of the University of Pennsylvania, who will discuss his new clinical trial available to pleural mesothelioma patients. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 On May 14, 2014, at 8 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be holding a new installment of its “Meet the...

2014-04-30 23:08:09

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation reminds mesothelioma researchers that $25 million in research funding, for cancers like mesothelioma, is available through the Department of Defense (DoD)’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), with a pre-application deadline of June 10, and full applications due by September 17, 2014. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation reminds mesothelioma researchers that $25 million in...

2014-04-30 23:01:13

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge service. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge...

2014-04-29 23:11:15

This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation unveiled its newest support program, MesoConnect, aimed at helping mesothelioma patients and their families combat isolation by connecting them with peers who have already been through a similar experience. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) unveiled its newest support program, Meso-Connect, a peer-to-peer support system, aimed at helping mesothelioma...

2014-03-31 23:31:24

On April 8 at 9 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will hold a new installment of its ‘Meet the Experts’ series, featuring Dr. Joanna C. Horobin, the Chief Medical Officer at Verastem, Inc., who will discuss the company’s latest drug, defactinib, which is being developed for use in patients with pleural mesothelioma. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On April 8 at 9 PM Eastern time, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso...


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