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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Welcome to the Meso Foundation

The Meso Foundation (formerly MARF) is the only non-profit organization dedicated to ending mesothelioma and the suffering caused by it, by funding research, providing education and support for patients and their families, and by advocating for federal funding of mesothelioma research.

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Our Impact

8.7Million

in research funded

600People

helped every month

9.3Million

to research from government

86Cents

of every dollar to programs

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Become a part of our growing community! Get help, or help us raise awareness and deliver information.

A mesothelioma diagnosis can feel overwhelming and isolating, but you don't have to go through it alone. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) is here to help you and support you through this diagnosis.

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Support Groups

To register and join a group, please contact Erin Maas at emaas@curemeso.org or by phone at (877) 363-6376. In your email, please let Erin know your connection to the disease and the mesothelioma support group you wish to be a part of.

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Fundraising Events

To organize a fundraising event benefiting the Meso Foundation, please contact Dana Purcell at dpurcell@curemeso.org or (703) 879-3821.

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News and Events

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August 28, 2014
4:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Kick Out Mesothelioma Run & Walk

September 06, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Kayaking 4 Meso

September 14, 2014
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8k & Family Fun Run

September 20, 2014
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5th Annual RODs Benefit for Meso

September 21, 2014
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Muffins for Meso

September 21, 2014
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bruce A. Waite 5k Miles for Meso

September 28, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3rd Annual Race to Cure Meso

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Deadliest Cancers Caucus

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. Contact your Representative today to ask them to join this important Caucus.