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2013-11-29 23:03:45

On November 25, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation unveiled its year-end "Peace.Joy.Cure" social media fundraising campaign in conjunction with #GivingTuesday. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 On November 25, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) unveiled its year-end "Peace.Joy.Cure" social media fundraising campaign in conjunction with #GivingTuesday, an effort to bring attention to the act of giving back and to charity. For...

2013-11-04 23:24:03

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) warns that closure of the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank (NMVB), the only federally-funded program specifically designated for mesothelioma that recently saw its funding cut as a direct result of the sequester, may cause setbacks in mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) warns that closure of the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank...

2013-10-26 23:01:52

Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner and executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), and Melinda Kotzian, the chief executive officer of the Meso Foundation, are scheduled to attend and participate in the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Sydney, Australia. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 On October 27 – 30, Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner and executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation),...

2013-09-30 23:35:37

On September 26th, Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation held a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, to educate members of Congress and their staffers about mesothelioma and its tragic consequences. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 On September 26th, Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) held a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, to educate members of...

2013-09-28 23:00:59

September 26th was Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) and its supporters marked this day by holding more than 20 fundraising and awareness events, organizing a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill, by participating on Rockefeller Plaza as part of the Today show audience, through a social media campaign, and through many other grassroots efforts. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 September 26th was Mesothelioma Awareness...

2013-08-30 23:19:24

Mesotheliomas lawyer Brendan Tully & Chris Humphrey from the national asbestos law firm Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP will be taking part in the third annual Kayaking 4 Meso event, dedicated to the cause of finding a cure for mesothelioma cancer. The law firm has been a proud sponsor of the event since its launch in 2010. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 On September 21, 2013, Kayaking 4 Meso will hold its third annual paddle from Schuylerville to Mechanicville, NY, to...

2013-08-30 23:00:24

On September 27, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be the host of its “Knowledge is Hope” regional conference on malignant mesothelioma, taking place at the Harvard Club in New York City. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 On September 27, 2013, on the heels of Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will host its “Knowledge is Hope” regional conference on malignant mesothelioma, taking place at the Harvard Club in New York...

2013-08-30 23:00:23

In September, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and its volunteers will participate in events and activities geared toward bringing awareness to mesothelioma, a rare and incurable cancer. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 On September 26th, mesothelioma patients, family members, caregivers, bereaved, volunteers, and other advocates will join the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) in recognizing Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The Meso Foundation...

2013-08-27 23:30:12

A recent study published in the Danish Medical Journal and reported by Surviving Mesothelioma illustrates the fact that it can take many decades for an asbestos ban to have a measurable impact on a country’s rate of mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Denmark banned the use of asbestos in insulation in 1972 and extended the ban to other asbestos-containing products in the late 1980s. It is now one of 55 countries to have banned the product completely. But according to the...

2013-07-31 23:01:33

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation commends the researchers of the study published last week in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, which concludes that the ephrin B2 receptor plays an important role in malignant mesothelioma, and that it could serve as a potential novel target for the treatment of this disease. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Last week, the Journal of Thoracic Oncology published the results of a study looking into the overexpression of the ephrin B2 receptor...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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