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A Breath of Fresh Air From Washington: Senate Passes Historic Asbestos Ban
Date:10/10/2007

ons of Americans who were exposed in the past five decades are at risk. And it is inevitable, given the current levels of asbestos exposure, that Americans will continue to be diagnosed for decades. Their only hope is research now to develop effective treatment. We have accomplished a lot with limited, private funding. It is time for the federal government to partner with us in the search for a cure."

The Meso Foundation is the non-profit collaboration of patients and families, physicians, advocates, and researchers dedicated to eradicating the life-ending and vicious effects of mesothelioma. The Foundation promotes development of effective treatments by funding the most promising meso research projects from around the world; offers hope, support and education to patients and families; and advocates in Washington D.C. for federal mesothelioma research funding.

For more information about the Asbestos Ban legislation please contact: Chris Hahn at (805) 252-8955 or Joel Schnur at (212) 489-0600 x204.

For more information about Meso, visit http://www.curemeso.org


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