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Patient & Carer Day 2019

Our 14th annual Patient and Carer Day in Blackpool was an opportunity to meet others with similar experiences and learn about the latest mesothelioma research, treatment and care. Guests heard…

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20th anniversary of the UK asbestos ban

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the UK’s ban on asbestos. However, since its ban in 1999, more than 85,000 Britons have died from mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases. The reason…

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Sarah’s Nurse of the Year award

Our Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist for Wales, Sarah Morgan, was honoured recently at the Royal College of Nursing in Wales Nurse of the Year Awards. On 13 November 2019, at…

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We’re hiring!

We’re looking for a Research and Strategy Manager to join our team. The part-time, Leicester-based post is to help us deliver our research strategy including setting up research committees, writing…

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Expressions of Interest for CNS invited

Mesothelioma UK is delighted to invite expressions of interest from NHS trusts interested in hosting a Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist and based the following Cancer Alliance regions (one post…

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Grow a Mo is back!

On Friday 1 November we will begin our annual challenge to Grow a Mo for Meso. If you’d like to take part, you just need to grow a moustache for…

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Armed Forces nurse and patient featured on Forces TV

Our armed forces Clinical Nurse Specialist, Helen Wilkes, was recently filmed for a feature which was shown on Forces TV, the television station specifically for those in the armed forces.…

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New research study looking for patients who are/were healthcare workers

The Healthcare Worker Mesothelioma Asbestos Guidance (MAGS) study is looking for participants. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and you are, or have ever been, a healthcare worker your…

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Living Well with Mesothelioma study now closed

The research study, Living Well with Mesothelioma, conducted by our Clinical Nurse Specialist, Karen Lord, is now closed to recruitment with 28 interviews having been carried out. Karen, and the…

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Nemo and BEAT-Mesothelioma UK trials

The NEMO clinical trial, a multicentre, prospective, double blinded, randomised, two-arm phase II trial aiming to evaluate nintedanib as switch maintenance treatment, has been open for a while and is…

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