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.

Raeleen M.
Survivor
Raeleen’s Facebook page sums up the mesothelioma survivor’s courage and chutzpah: Team KickAss Raeleen’s Journey. The 37-year-old from Yorkton in Saskatchewan, Ca[…]
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Brian
Survivor
Update: Brian’s family informed us that Brian lost his battle with mesothelioma on Aug. 2, 2015. He was 54. His family hopes his story will inspire others. Brian H. had so ma[…]
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Sandra M.
Survivor
Sandy Mulcahey does more with one lung, a missing rib and a rebuilt diaphragm than most who still have all their original parts. Malignant pleural mesothelioma didn’t stop he[…]
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George Schottl
Survivor
Update: George Schottl, a late-stage mesothelioma patient in Sweden, lost his fight against the cancer Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. He was 46. This is the second installment of a two-[…]
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George Schottl
Survivor
Update: George Schottl, a late-stage mesothelioma patient in Sweden, lost his fight against the cancer Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. He was 46. This is the first installment of a two-p[…]
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Jack Riordan
Survivor
Pleural mesothelioma survivor Jack Riordan sounds a lot more worried about those around him — his caregiver wife, children, grandchildren and other patients — […]
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Robin Brown
Survivor
There will be no victory parade, no anniversary celebration, not even a luncheon or commemorative plaque to honor pleural mesothelioma patient Robin Brown in November. But there sh[…]
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Joanne
Survivor
Before retirement, Joanne D. worked as a geriatric case manager independently and for multiple health insurance companies, spending much of her professional life caring for others.
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Jimmy E.
Survivor
Update:Jimmy’s father, Christopher Ellis, informed us that Jimmy lost his battle with mesothelioma on Oct. 8. He was 38. Jimmy E. is a remarkable man. Inspired by the doctors[…]
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Billy K.
Survivor
Doctors told United States Army soldier Billy K. almost 50 years ago that he never would walk again, his left leg irreparably damaged by a spray of bullets when his patrol was ambu[…]
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