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Mesothelioma Awareness Day Sheds Light on Deadly Cancer
Date:9/28/2013

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 28, 2013

September 26th was Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) and its supporters marked this day by holding more than 20 fundraising and awareness events, organizing a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill, by participating on Rockefeller Plaza as part of the Today show audience, through a social media campaign, and through many other grassroots efforts.

The Foundation and its volunteers believe that educating the public about mesothelioma, the lives it affects and the lives it has taken, the lack of funding for mesothelioma research, and the need for effective treatments is an important step in engaging society’s help in eradicating this cancer and the suffering caused by it.

Mesothelioma Awareness Day was created in 2004 by a group of Meso Foundation volunteers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2005, the first large-scale awareness campaign was launched through the Meso Foundation. The campaign, which was very successful, involved contacting radio stations to request a song by Warren Zevon, a rock musician who died of mesothelioma in 2003.

Each year since its creation, Mesothelioma Awareness Day has grown larger and more widely-recognized. Most recently, in 2012, Meso Foundation volunteers organized 15 events, raised over $120,000 and were covered by 11 news outlets. A full accounting of the 2013 proceeds and overview of media coverage will be tallied following this weekend’s events.

This year as well as in years past, the Meso Foundation has been leading a campaign to encourage individuals to request permanent proclamations for Mesothelioma Awareness Day in their home state. So far, it has resulted in 12 permanent state proclamations, plus many more annual state, county and
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