One of the hallmarks of Asbestos.com is getting invaluable information about mesothelioma to the people who need it most. We do this through our ever-growing network of mesothelioma specialists, researchers and other medical professionals who share their expertise on the crucial issues mesothelioma patients and their families face each day.
Medical experts and other health specialists offer the newest information about mesothelioma treatments, patient care and emotional support.
Hear from the oncologists, thoracic surgeons and researchers at the forefront of finding a cure for mesothelioma.
“I tell patients we have to compartmentalize the whole process. We can look at the big picture — the goal of remission — but we must take it one step at a time.”
— Dr. Brian Pettiford, Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Ochsner Cancer Institute
We have built relationships with top experts in their respective fields, including mesothelioma doctors, researchers, nutritionists and mental health professionals.
Top mesothelioma specialists from the best cancer centers across the nation share their knowledge of the latest in treatment and patient care.
Medical researchers who dedicate their lives to finding a cure for mesothelioma discuss emerging treatments and clinical trials.
Licensed mental health counselors and former caregivers share ways that mesothelioma patients and their loved ones can cope with emotions and stress.
Oncology nutritionists provide dietary tips to help mesothelioma patients meet healthy weight goals and potentially improve survival.
Fontaine is a thoracic surgeon at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. He plays a major role in the hospital’s Mesothelioma Research and Treatment Center.
Landreneau is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in a variety of cancers, including pleural mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Director of Surgical Oncology
Conway joined Ridley-Tree Cancer Center in Santa Barbara, California, in 2017 as the director of surgical oncology.
Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Gharagozloo, who is a thoracic surgeon, is changing the way malignant pleural mesothelioma will be treated in the future, providing new hope with his much-needed breakthrough.
Registered & Licensed Dietitian
Parekh is a registered and licensed dietitian in Florida. She uses her knowledge of nutrition to help mesothelioma cancer patients.
Mental Health Counselor
Nolan is a licensed mental health counselor dedicated to helping patients along their cancer journey. She also runs The Mesothelioma Center’s monthly support group.
Kember is the author of “Lean on Me,” an acclaimed and inspirational personal account of her husband’s courageous battle with mesothelioma.
Coleman is a married mother of two boys and a peritoneal mesothelioma survivor who writes about her firsthand experience with the cancer.
We are always looking to expand our network or professional contributors. If you have expertise in mesothelioma or other asbestos-related cancers, we want to hear from you.