Featured Mesothelioma Survivors

These strong men and women pushed the limits of their endurance and lived years beyond their life expectancies. Enjoy their stories and let them inspire hope.
Charles and Sharon Wood
Charles Wood
Pleural Mesothelioma Survivor
Charles Wood is a mesothelioma survivor with a can-do attitude. He has high praise for thoracic surgeon Dr. Jacques Fontaine and the team at Moffitt Cancer Center who oversaw his multidisciplinary treatment.
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Maryla and Terry Latham
Terry Latham
Pleural Mesothelioma Survivor
When Terry Latham was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma he had already faced two previous cancer scares. He credits his years as a gifted athlete for the ability to take his treatments in stride.
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Mesothelioma survivor Emily Ward sitting on a bench
Emily Ward
Pleural Mesothelioma Survivor
Emily Ward, a retired registered nurse, was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in 2012. She hopes to inspire other survivors with her decade-long journey with mesothelioma.
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Tamron Little, mesothelioma survivor and Asbestos.com expert contributor
Tamron Little
Peritoneal Mesothelioma Survivor
Peritoneal mesothelioma survivor Tamron Little was pregnant with her first child and only 21 years of age when her cancer was diagnosed. She continues to thrive and inspire hope in others.
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Watch: Learn from mesothelioma survivor Tamron Little how The Mesothelioma Center's support group helps patients and families.

Mesothelioma Support Group

Licensed mental health counselor Dana Nolan discusses topics crucial to mesothelioma survivors, their loved ones and caregivers in a monthly online support group.

  • Educate yourself with valuable information
  • Share your story with others
  • Listen to trustworthy advice

More Stories of Hope

Discover the stories of mesothelioma survivors across the nation who defied the odds by trying new cancer treatments, keeping their faith alive, traveling and spending quality time with family and other loved ones.

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Tamron Little
Survivor
When I was first told I had peritoneal mesothelioma, I pictured the day when I would be cancer-free. I’m not sure if other mesothelioma patients look ahead that far, but I did. It[…]
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Tamron Little
Survivor
I’m pretty sure you can agree that moving is a huge task. Imagine moving to a whole new state with your family of six, all within a month. On top of that, picture doing it as a per[…]
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Charles Wood
Survivor
Charles Wood wasn’t about to just sit back and accept the often overwhelming, gloom-and-doom diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Not after spending a lifetime making thing[…]
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Emily Ward
Survivor
Late last year, I began a new treatment at a new facility. The medications were Opdivo and Yervoy, an immunotherapy combination recently approved by the FDA for malignant pleural m[…]
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