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.

Angela W.
Survivor
Slowing down doesn't help Angela W. feel any better. Speeding up does. Angela, who was first diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma just after Mother's Day last spring, returned to work…
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Karen R.
Survivor
In this week's Survivor Insight, Karen R., a mother and wife, shares her mesothelioma experiences with us and the community. We would like to start by thanking Karen for sharing this personal moments…
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Karen S.
Survivor
We would like to thank Karen S. for sharing her mesothelioma experiences with us and the community. If you would like to share your experiences with others that are going through mesothelioma…
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Bob O.
Survivor
Update: Bob's son informed us that his father lost his battle with mesothelioma on Oct. 26, 2012. Bob O. already has his spring calendar so booked - a garden to plant, grass to cut, fish to…
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Rob Harris
Caregiver
Rob Harris is a Human Resources professional that specializes in assisting corporate executives with their strategic and employee relations needs. However, his main duties lie in his roll as a caregiver…
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Deidre V.
Survivor
Deidre V. began documenting her experiences with mesothelioma since her husband was diagnosed in 1997. Over the years she has continued to speak out against the asbestos industry. We would like to thank…
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Alexis K.
Survivor
Alexis K. smiles warmly, sincerely, when she hears friends talk excitedly about their upcoming wedding anniversaries, especially those celebrated milestones at 10, 20 and 30 years together. Those…
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Yvonne O.
Caregiver
Yvonne O. lost her husband, Pete, back in August to mesothelioma. We would like to thank her for reaching out to us through our Facebook to share her experiences and to all those affected by mesothelioma…
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Jo D.
Survivor
We would like to thank Jo D. for sharing her experiences with us. The support within the community continues to grow with these first-hand perspectives. We are withholding her last name over privacy…
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Lou W.
Survivor
Louise W. has been affected by mesothelioma since the diagnosis of her father. He developed the disease through occupational exposure to asbestos. She came into contact with the deadly mineral…
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