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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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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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Wayne N.
Survivor
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…
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Ray N.
Caregiver
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…
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Mavis Nye
Survivor
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…
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Christine S.
Survivor
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…
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Jan Egerton
Survivor
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…
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