Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation, formerly MARF) is a non-profit organization that funds mesothelioma research, provides services to patients, educates the public, and advocates in Washington, DC for governmental funding for mesothelioma research. The organization's mission is to eradicate mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, as a life-ending disease.

Its donors include lawyers, companies that have manufactured asbestos product and victims, along with
their family and friends.
To date, the foundation has funded over $6.5 million in clinical research and is the host of the annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma.

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