Mesothelioma Cancer Research Foundation Broadcasting Symposium Live

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The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will broadcast live, free of charge, its Symposium sessions on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 9:30 AM Eastern Time.

The live broadcast is free of charge and requires no registration

For those people who are unable to attend its annual conference in person, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will broadcast its Symposium session taking place on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 9:30 AM.

The live broadcast is free of charge and requires no registration. The broadcast can be accessed through any browser on a computer or smartphone/device by visiting

The Symposium is a unique event that covers important treatment information and research advances presented by mesothelioma experts.

Among sessions broadcast on Tuesday will be:

  • What is Mesothelioma?
  • Causes of Mesothelioma
  • Prevention
  • Clinical Discussions
  • From Nature to the Clinic‐ Managing Side Effects of Radiotherapy for Cancer Treatment
  • Research and Development
  • Recap of the Closed Science Session

The Symposium is geared to attendees from all walks of life, including patients and their families, advocates, medical professionals, those who have lost loved ones to mesothelioma, and scientists. Sessions cover a range of topics about pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma, treatments, clinical trials, surgery, prevention, as well as support groups, well-being and community sessions. The full agenda can be viewed here.

For more information about the Symposium, visit

Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor of the lining of the lung, abdomen, or heart known to be caused by exposure to asbestos. Medical experts consider it one of the most aggressive and deadly of all cancers. An estimated one-third of those who develop mesothelioma were exposed while serving in the Navy or workig in shipyards.

The Meso Foundation is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma and easing the suffering caused by this cancer. The Meso Foundation actively seeks philanthropic support to fund peer-reviewed mesothelioma research; provide patient support services and education; and advocate Congress for increased federal funding for mesothelioma research. The Meso Foundation is the only non-government funder of peer reviewed scientific research to establish effective treatments for mesothelioma and, ultimately, a cure for this extremely aggressive cancer. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $8.7 million to research. More information is available at

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