One Cancer Voice

One Cancer Voice

Mesothelioma UK is proud to be part of the One Cancer Voice alliance with Cancer Research UK and others, pushing to improve detection, diagnosis and treatment to prevent survival rates from slipping backwards. Read this article in the Daily Mail to find out how...
Marie Curie Research Grant Scheme now open

Marie Curie Research Grant Scheme now open

The call for proposals for the Marie Curie Research Grant Scheme has opened. The deadline for applications is Monday 15th November 2021. Further details are available on the Marie Curie website at https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/…/marie-curie-research…
The Mesothelioma UK Research Centre – one year on

The Mesothelioma UK Research Centre – one year on

Since the Mesothelioma UK Research Centre (Sheffield) (MURC) was established in July 2020, the first of its kind research facility has made great progress. A few key achievements from its first year are summarised below. In addition to the full research team, honorary...
New Information Officer appointed to support patients

New Information Officer appointed to support patients

Joelle Kirby has been appointed as Mesothelioma UK’s Senior Information Officer, joining the operations team at the national charity’s Leicestershire base. Joelle’s priorities will be to build on the excellent reputation the charity has for providing information to...
Mesothelioma UK wins £1,000 Movement for Good award

Mesothelioma UK wins £1,000 Movement for Good award

Mesothelioma UK has won a £1,000 Movement for Good award from Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, thanks to nominations from the public. The charity is one of 500 winners in specialist insurer Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good awards, which is giving £1 million to...
Anonymous donation boosts memorial fundraising

Anonymous donation boosts memorial fundraising

Mesothelioma UK – Supporting our Armed Forces has received a generous anonymous donation to the value of £15,000 to help create a new memorial. The memorial is a unique concept depicting the building blocks of life, engraved with vital awareness information about...
New trial – MESO-PRIME

New trial – MESO-PRIME

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust sponsored study, MESO-PRIME: Pembrolizumab and Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy in patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, opened to recruitment in January 2021 and has now recruited three patients across its two...
Cannabis medicine

Cannabis medicine

Mesothelioma UK has been asked on a number of occasions about the benefits of cannabis medicine for people living with mesothelioma. Whilst there is no evidence exploring their use specifically in mesothelioma, we thought that we would reach out to Patrick Kendall...