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Chapter 6 | Part 1: Boy Meets Girl

After the debacle with the ports, I had an appointment with medical oncology. I talked to them, and together we decided to hold off on the chemotherapy for a while. I was getting married in about a month, and they were nice enough to give me a holiday from treatment for the wedding and honeymoon. […]



How Will You Raise Awareness of Mesothelioma?

Every September 26th and the days leading up to it, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, its community and allies, place extra focus on raising awareness of this cancer, the obstacles to research into life-saving treatments, and the lives of those affected and their families. This year’s campaign once again centers around painting the world blue […]


Kayaking for Meso 2017: A Fundraising Event in New York

On Satuday, September 9, 2017, at 9:30 am, a truly spectacular occurrence can be witnessed within the banks of the Hudson river: Hundreds of kayakers will descend down the river from Stillwater, NY to Halfmoon, NY to raise awareness and funds for mesothelioma research, education, support, and advocacy. This 8-mile paddle takes between 3 and […]


Bruce Waite 5K Run/Walk: Mansfield, Ohio

On Sunday, September 17, at Ontario High School, 457 Shelby Ontario Rd, Mansfield, OH, join our community fundraisers at their annual “Bruce Waite 5K Run/Walk.” The event honors Bruce Waite, a teacher at Mansfield High from 1959-1989, who in 2003 died of mesothelioma, one year after diagnosis.
For the past six years, the Bruce Waite 5k […]