Saturday many of us attended the annual service “A Day of Hope and Remembrance” held by the International Mesothelioma Program at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. It was a beautiful spring day, sunny and clear, the perfect day on which to remember all the loved ones lost to mesothelioma. It is a day of joy and sadness. We are all sad remembering and thinking about the beautiful people gone because of this cruel preventable disease. Joyous because we are here, because we can join together to mourn, to commiserate, to remember, and to support the International Mesothelioma Program and their mission to make mesothelioma a treatable disease.… Read More

On the first Saturday of every June, Brigham & Women’s Hospital hosts a “Day of Hope and Remembrance” memorial service for the patients, families, and friends of the patients cared for by the International Mesothelioma Program (IMP). The IMP was founded in 2002 to treat patients diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by exposure… Read More

One of the most comprehensive sources for mesothelioma victims is the International Mesothelioma Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Led by Dr. David Sugarbaker, the IMP not only offers state-of-the-art treatment and care, but performs cutting-edge research in order to constantly offer the latest in care to victims and their families. Those interested in the program should visit the new IMP website,, which features a wealth of information about the program, treatment options, and further support for patients and their families.… Read More

Posted by Michael Lesser on May 24, 2013 11:59:00 AM More than one million American men and women have given their lives in the service of this country. Memorial Day is the day where we pay our respects to those who have fallen and celebrate their memory. In thousands of cities and towns across the… Read More