Stories of Survival

Jo D.
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… Read Jo's Story
Lou W.
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… Read Lou's Story
Wayne N.
Wayne N. knows exactly what caused the mesothelioma cancer that pushed him into an earlier-than-planned retirement as a union electrician in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also knows what stopped it from… Read Wayne's Story
Ray N.
Ray and Mavis N. have been married since the fourth day of June in 1960. For over 51 years they have shared their lives together. Even when Mavis was diagnosed with mesothelioma, Ray took… Read Ray's Story
Mavis Nye
Ben Leer spoke with Mavis N. for this post contributing to The Mesothelioma Center's Survivor Insight Series. Mavis is a survivor and fighter of pleural mesothelioma. Mavis joins us today to share her… Read Mavis's Story
Christine S.
We spoke with Christine S. as part of our ongoing Survivor Insight series. Christine is a survivor and fighter of epithelial malignant mesothelioma. She suspects her… Read Christine's Story
Jan Egerton
Jan truly is a fighter. She has been battling mesothelioma for more than seven years. She believes secondary exposure to asbestos is the reason for her diagnosis. Her father worked for Bakelite… Read Jan's Story