Friday, April 13, 2012

NORD Announces Celebration Focused on Raising Funds for Mesothelioma and Other Rare Diseases

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has announced its Partners in Progress 2012 Celebration will be held at Union Station in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.  The event is NORD’s primary fundraising event for the year.  Patients with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer and one of the 7,000 rare, or “orphan,” diseases or conditions affecting millions of Americans, are eligible for support through NORD’s programs.