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Cancer Research Foundation Announces New Board Member
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The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced today that Melissa Culligan, RN, BSN, MS, a thoracic surgery nurse with extensive mesothelioma experience, has joined the organization’s Board of Directors. (PRWeb October 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12291811.htm
 
Distinguished Expert, Charles Powell, MD, Available to Discuss Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
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Charles Powell, MD, chief of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and chair of the American Thoracic Society's thoracic oncology assembly is available to comment on the upcoming announcement of a preliminary decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover lung cancer screening with low dose computed tomography (LDCT).
 
Registration for the 2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Now Open
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Today, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) opened registration for its annual conference, the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, organized in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and taking place at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. (PRWeb October 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases ...
 
New Study Suggests Spanish Workers Missing Out on Mesothelioma Compensation, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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A report released by the Spanish Ministry of Health finds that mesothelioma is “grossly under-recognized” in Spain. (PRWeb October 27, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12278143.htm
 
Meso Foundation Congratulates National Cancer Institute Researcher for Prestigious Award
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The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) congratulates former Science Advisory Board member and researcher at the National Cancer Institute, Raffit Hassan, MD, for receiving the prestigious Wagner Medal at the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) meeting last week. (PRWeb October 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11 ...
 
Research Foundation Sees Much Promise in Treatment of Deadly Cancer
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The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is optimistic about results reported by AduroBioTech, Inc. of their Phase 1b clinical trial of CRs-207, a novel immunotherapy agent. (PRWeb October 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12293981.htm
 
New York Law Firm Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P.C. Announces Lung Cancer Risk To Veterans
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Veterans of several wars could be at risk due to exposure to asbestos, the New York Law Firm of Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P.C. announces, as recent studies explore new treatment options. (PRWeb October 15, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12248119.htm
 
Press Release
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Aduro BioTech Inc. a leader in cancer immunotherapy today announced that interim data from the Phase 1B clinical trial of its CRS-207 cancer immunotherapy in combination with chemotherapy as a front line treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma will be presented at the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) Conference to be held in Cape Town South Africa October 21-24 2014.
 
U.S. Cancer Research Foundation Participates in International Conference for Cure and Prevention of Deadly Cancer
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Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, is a presenter and chair of the nursing panel at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. (PRWeb October 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12265965.htm
 
New Tests Find Little Likelihood of Mesothelioma from RCF Exposure, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
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A German study says the manmade material probably will not cause mesothelioma by itself, but workers still may not be risk-free. (PRWeb October 03, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12213651.htm