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New York Area Mesothelioma Specialists Present to Patients at Special Event
Date:8/30/2013

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center;
Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner and Executive Director at the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.

Registration is $25 per person (includes all sessions, breakfast and lunch). Registration is available online on the Meso Foundation’s website or by calling the Meso Foundation at (703) 879-3797. Availability is limited and the registration deadline is September 10.

This conference is made possible by an educational grant from Levy Phillips & Konigsberg, LLP.

Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor of the lining of the lung, abdomen, or heart known to be caused by exposure to asbestos. Medical experts consider it one of the most aggressive and deadly of all cancers. Approximately 3,000 Americans are diagnosed with mesothelioma every year and an estimated one-third were exposed while serving in the Navy or working in Navy shipyards.

About The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
The Meso Foundation is the only 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma and easing the suffering caused by it. The Meso Foundation actively seeks philanthropic support to fund peer-reviewed mesothelioma research; provide patient support services and education; and advocate Congress for increased federal funding for mesothelioma research. The Meso Foundation is the only non-government funder of peer reviewed scientific research to establish more effective treatments for mesothelioma and, ultimately, a cure for this rare, but extremely aggressive, cancer. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $8.2 million to research.

More information is available at http://www.curemeso.org.

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