By | September 26, 2019

Making a Difference on Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2019

Sept. 26 is National Mesothelioma Awareness Day, a time for mesothelioma survivors and the asbestos-prevention community to come together to support victims and survivors and to recognize the serious long-term challenges ahead.… Read More

By | September 25, 2019

The 11th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5k Run & 3k Fun Run/Walk Is Here: Let’s Get Ready to Race!

Let’s Get Ready to Race! Thank you for being part of the Miles for Meso community and the 11th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5k Run & 3k Fun Run/Walk. Below is… Read More

By | September 13, 2019

Miles for Meso 2019: Honoring Victim Steve McQueen and Continuing His Fight

In 1974, Steve McQueen was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. In 1979, he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. One year later, at the age of 50, McQueen passed away after an unsuccessful surgery… Read More

By | August 27, 2019

Virtual Registration Now Open for 2019 Miles for Meso 5K

Registration is now open for the Annual Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk in Alton, Illinois. The race will take place on Sat., Sept. 28, and is expected to… Read More

By | August 22, 2019

Miles for Meso and Julie Gundlach’s Daily Fight Against Mesothelioma

Moving forward after a mesothelioma diagnosis is a tremendous act of courage. Since she was first diagnosed in 2006, Julie Gundlach has fought for every day of her life. Nearing the 13th… Read More

By | July 2, 2019

Remembering Those Taken by Mesothelioma on Father’s Day

Asbestos-related diseases have taken the lives of thousands of fathers and grandfathers. This Father’s Day, Simmons Hanly Conroy wants to honor the legacy of those who left loving families behind and wish… Read More

By | July 2, 2019

Protecting Those Who Served Us — Remembering Mesothelioma’s Impact on Veterans

Almost 12 years ago to the day, in the town of Abu Sarnak, Iraq, then-32-year-old Staff Sargent Travis W. Atkins made an instantaneous decision that would save the lives of three other… Read More

By | April 12, 2019

Why Are Legislators Introducing Bills Written by Big Business?

Many people are well aware of the influence powerful corporations have on legislation, but what happens when many of the bills introduced by elected representatives are actually written by lobbyists? Each year,… Read More

By | April 5, 2019

George Dreith — Remembering a Positive Force in the Fight Against Asbestos

The story of how George Dreith III was exposed to asbestos is an all-too-common tragedy. The story of how he responded to his mesothelioma diagnosis is a tale of hope and strength.… Read More

By | April 5, 2019

Mesothelioma Survivor Mike Mattmuller Continues to Advocate for an Asbestos Ban

In October 2011, at the young age of 29, what Mike Mattmuller thought was just shortness of breath turned out to be a devastating diagnosis: Mike had a rare and aggressive cancer… Read More

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