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.
Tamron Little
Survivor
How are you doing? No, really. How are you doing? I’m sure in your mind you’re saying, “Oh, I’m fine.” But are you really fine? As humans we have programmed ourselves to give certa[…]
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Tamron Little
Survivor
I’m sure one thing we can all attest to is that women are strong humans. Not to say that men aren’t, but women have some unique qualities that make us able to withstand a lot of th[…]
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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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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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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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Tamron Little
Survivor
Can you picture something for a second? Dive into your imagination and pretend you’re a medical student. You’ve been studying different types of rare cancers the entire term, inclu[…]
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Tamron Little
Survivor
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people around the world do things. With social distancing, cities on lockdown and not being able to be with loved ones, it’s been hard on[…]
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Michael Bederman
Survivor
Two weeks before undergoing aggressive, life-changing surgery for mesothelioma, Michael Bederman was driving a rented motor home more than 1,000 miles through Alaska, a trip he ins[…]
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Tamron Little
Survivor
Let’s think hypothetically here. You’re at the doctor’s office having a conversation with your physician about preventative health measures. He or she is explaining that if you do[…]
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