Interviews With Survivors

Wall Of Hope - Page 4

three support ribbons
mask
survivror collage

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.

Mesothelioma survivor Dave Knapp

Dave Knapp

Survivor

Air Force veteran Dave Knapp was never a U.S. Navy SEAL, but there are times now — after reading "Lone Survivor," a nonfiction American war memoir — that he quietly thinks [...]

Read Dave's Story
Mesothelioma survivor Ruth Phillips

Ruth Phillips

Survivor

Ruth and Glenn Phillips were married in December more than 35 years ago, but they have celebrated their anniversary the past 17 years on July 1. They celebrate life. She is [...]

Read Ruth's Story
Mesothelioma survivor Barry Knowles

Barry Knowles

Survivor

Barry Knowles, an Australian man diagnosed with mesothelioma, made cancer headlines in 2015 because of his amazingly long survival — six years — without much [...]

Read Barry's Story
Peritoneal mesothelioma survivor Isabel De La Camara

Isabel De La Camara

Survivor

Peritoneal mesothelioma taught Isabel De La Camara how to live a fuller and happier life — a lesson she has joyfully passed to her three children. Be bold. Be grateful. Be [...]

Read Isabel's Story
Woman Receiving a Massage

Lorraine Kember

Caregiver

Around a year after my husband Brian passed away from pleural mesothelioma, I started working with the Solaris Care Cancer Support Centre, a nonprofit organization dedicated to [...]

Read Lorraine's Story
Mary Lyons with Kailani

Mary Lyons

Survivor

Mary Lyons and her beloved border collie, Kailani, drove six hours through afternoon traffic to attend a two-day sheepherding clinic in the rural northern California town of [...]

Read Mary's Story
Joyce Montgomery mesothelioma survivor

Joyce Montgomery

Survivor

The Union Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas is lucky to have Joyce Montgomery, a living testament to the power of prayer. Her faith is incredibly strong. Montgomery is a [...]

Read Joyce's Story
Hands holding paper cut of hope

Lorraine Kember

Caregiver

As I threw myself into the role of Brian’s caregiver, I found something to hope for. More than anything I wanted to care for Brian at home until the end and make sure he did not [...]

Read Lorraine's Story

Want To Have Your Story Featured On Our Site?

Share Your Story
Chat live with a patient advocate now loading spinner