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Medical Outreach

The Medical Outreach team builds new relationships with mesothelioma specialists around the U.S. They help patients find travel grants and discounted lodging to make sure they can afford the care they need. They maintain strong relationships with mesothelioma researchers and thoracic surgeons around the country.

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Missy Miller, Medical Outreach Director

Missy Miller

Medical Outreach Director

Jose Ortiz, Medical Outreach Liaison

Jose Ortiz

Medical Outreach Liaison

Veteran Outreach

The Veterans Outreach Department helps veterans secure benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Our VA-accredited Claims Agents can connect you with a veterans service officer. They can also refer you to an experienced mesothelioma specialist within the VA health care system. Their goal is to ensure you receive all the support services available to you.

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Aaron Munz, Former U.S. Army Capt. & Director of the Veterans Department at The Mesothelioma Center

Aaron Munz

Veterans Department Director, VA-Accredited Claims Agent

Danielle DiPietro, VA-Accredited Claims Agent

Danielle DiPietro

Veterans Outreach Liaison, VA-Accredited Claims Agent

Support Group

Our monthly online support group provides a trusted and safe place. It is open to mesothelioma patients, caregivers or other family members affected by mesothelioma. The group is moderated by a licensed mental health counselor, and participants are encouraged to to voice their concerns and share their stories. This group provides comfort to others going through the same cancer journey.

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Dana Nolan, MS, LMHC, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Dana Nolan, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Medical Questions? Ask Us

Unlike other online mesothelioma groups, has an on-site medical doctor and on-staff registered nurse with a background in oncology and thoracic surgery. Their combined expertise brings you accurate and authoritative answers to your medical questions. Ask about your diagnosis, the latest treatments and life expectancy. We’re here to provide some guidance to bring you peace of mind.

Snehal Smart, M.D.

Snehal Smart, M.D.

Medical Doctor

Karen Selby, RN

Karen Selby, RN

Registered Nurse


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Walter Pacheco, Managing Editor

Walter Pacheco

Managing Editor

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Last Modified December 16, 2019

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