Q&A with Long-Term Mesothelioma Survivors
In the webinar, mesothelioma survivors Ron Green, Tamron Little and Emily Ward shared their cancer journeys with fellow mesothelioma patients and loved ones. They also answered questions in the exclusive open forum webinar. These three cancer warriors shared their stories of survival in the face of mesothelioma and shined a light on how they overcame their unique challenges.
In the webinar, mesothelioma survivors Ron Green, Tamron Little and Emily Ward shared their cancer journeys with fellow mesothelioma patients and loved ones. They also answered questions in the exclusive open forum webinar.
Ron GreenPleural Mesothelioma Survivor
Tamron LittleMesothelioma Survivor and Writer
Karen Selby, RNRegistered Nurse and Patient Advocate
Emily WardCancer Advocate & Long-Time Mesothelioma Survivor
Questions & Answers for Our Mesothelioma Survivors
- How were you exposed to asbestos?
- What treatments worked best for you?
- How did you find a mesothelioma specialist?
- What’s your secret to survival?
- How did you beat your prognosis?
Ron GreenRon Green is a pleural mesothelioma survivor. He was diagnosed in 2016, and he credits great medical care, his Christian faith and good luck for his survivor. He also is an accomplished golfer. Although originally from Canada, Ron now lives in sunny Naples, Florida.
Tamron LittleTamron Little was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma in 2007. She was just 21. After more than a decade of surviving with mesothelioma, Tamron is sharing her experiences to support people recently diagnosed with this asbestos-related cancer. Tamron lives near Charlotte, North Carolina.
Karen Selby, RNRegistered nurse Karen Selby has decades of experience in thoracic surgery and has assisted doctors in lung resections, lung transplants and other complicated lung-related surgeries. As a Patient Advocate, Karen guides mesothelioma patients and their caregivers every day.
Emily WardEmily Ward was a registered nurse for 43 years, and she lived with pleural mesothelioma for a decade. She wrote about her experience battling the disease and how her outlook on life changed with her diagnosis in 2012. Emily lived in Cornish, a small town in southern Maine. She died in May 2022.