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  • MesotheliomaHelp Announces Third Annual $10,000 College Scholarship Essay Contest

    The third annual MesotheliomaHelp essay scholarship contest will begin accepting entries September 1. The scholarship offers $10,000 to U.S. college students through an essay contest about mesothelioma, a terminal cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.  The scholarship was renamed the “Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship” this year to honor two mesothelioma warriors who …

    Label: For Your Family

    Posted on Monday, Aug 25, 2014
  • ADAO Conference Celebrates 10 Years of Education, Advocacy and Community

    The 10th Annual Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s International Asbestos Awareness Conference will be held April 4 – 6 in Washington, DC. The conference entitled “Where Knowledge and Action Unite!” will focus on the latest advancements in disease prevention, global advocacy, and treatment for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Each year the conference gets bigger and …

    Label: Asbestos For Your Family

    Posted on Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014
  • Rare Disease Day an Opportunity to Shine a Light on Mesothelioma

    MesotheliomaHelp will be joining The National Organization for Rare Disorders to raise awareness of the more than 7,000 rare diseases on Rare Disease Day tomorrow, Feb. 28. For the sixth year, NORD will focus a spotlight on rare diseases as a global public health concern. Mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer, is one of the rare, or …

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    Posted on Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
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