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.

Jacob H.
Survivor
The self-portrait of Jacob H. speaks volumes about his attitude toward the diagnosis of peritoneal mesothelioma he received in 2010. Jacob titled it “Jake the Invincible,R[…]
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Suzanne P.
Caregiver
Suzanne, or as she prefers “Sue”, joined our mesothelioma community by way of Facebook. Through our interactions with her on the social media site, we learned about her[…]
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Suzy F.
Survivor
How old were you when you first heard about mesothelioma? For some it could be in our adulthood, but some learn about it at a much younger age. It has impacted all of us in differe[…]
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Julie K.
Survivor
Julie K. still remembers the conversation vividly. She sat on the side of the bed and worried that her diagnosis of mesothelioma didn’t leave much time. She wondered who her[…]
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Tammy F.
Survivor
Tammy F. never was afraid of dying. She was afraid of leaving her young children without enough good memories of their mother. Shortly after doctors told her she had peritoneal mes[…]
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Lyn J.
Survivor
Lyn J. has been a mesothelioma survivor for around 5 years. However, she is no stranger to what mesothelioma can do. She saw her father succumb to the disease 18 years earlier. We would like…
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Louise C.
Caregiver
Louise C. participated in our Asbestos Awareness Week events on Facebook, and was inspired to share her story with us and the community. Louise lost her father in April of 2010 to mesothelioma. Read…
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Leon D.
Survivor
Regardless of the outcome now, Sheri and Leon D. always will be grateful for the way they were treated, for the assistance they received, for the doctor who cared so much. It gave them hope. A…
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Wendy M.
Survivor
Wendy M. is a 14-year mesothelioma cancer survivor. Her mesothelioma case is very unique, as it presented itself in a reverse pattern. Wendy is an active member of our mesothelioma community on Facebook…
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James B.
Caregiver
James B. gave me a call recently to talk about a mesothelioma fundraising event he will be hosting in October. After a few minutes of talking, I knew there was more to his story. It turns out James…
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