Mesothelioma Foundation Expert Can Answer Your Questions!

Nurse Practitioner, Mary Hesdorffer, is a mesothelioma expert and has worked with mesothelioma patients and their families for the past twelve years. Mary is available to answer your questions about mesothelioma, its symptoms and treatments as well as options available to you. This help is a free service provided by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. We are not a law firm. Read more about the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.

TO GET HELP CALL: (877) End-Meso or (877) 363-6376 or fill out the form to the right to be contacted by her.

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2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma
March 2-4 • Bethesda, MD
Co-Hosted with the National Cancer Institute (NCI)

The 2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma is an event organized by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, co-hosted with the National Cancer Institute. This conference 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. The Symposium provides a unique setting for everyone in the meso community to come together, learn about mesothelioma and its treatments from renowned experts, build friendships and socialize.

This year’s Symposium includes a two-day special session for scientists and medical professionals in addition to our customary sessions for the general public. For more information, view the science session flyer. If you are a scientist or medical professional who wishes to register for the closed science session, register here.

All Symposium details and information can be found via the links below.

When & Where

Speakers & Topics



Logistics & Transportation

Sessions for Scientists & Medical Professionals

Check back soon for more information or sign up for our e-newsletter to ensure you are notified when information about next year's Symposium is announced.

Symposium Archives

Looking back at the 2014 Symposium

Watch the 2014 Symposium presentations

View 2014 Symposium photos

Watch the 2013 Symposium presentations

Watch the 2012 Symposium presentations

View photos from 2012 Symposium

View materials from 2008-2011

Symposium Blogs

2014 Symposium Recap

During the 2012 Symposium, we had an impressive array of mesothelioma doctors on the sidelines answering any questions that couldn't be answered on stage. You can find those questions and answers, and a lot more, in our blogs:

Questions and Answers: Part 1
Questions and Answers: Part 2
A Morning on Capitol Hill

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