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Resources for Mesothelioma Caregivers

In case you missed it, November was National Family Caregivers Month. Caregiving is a challenging 24/7 job that can create anxiety when managing time and resources. It is also rewarding to see the positive impact you make on your loved one’s life and health. We encourage you to get involved in the caregiver community with […]


Clinical Trial Tests Drug Combination in Mesothelioma

UPDATE: Aduro Biotech announced on December 12 that they have decided to discontinue its CRS-207 clinical trial and wind down each of its trials in mesothelioma. This decision was made based on preliminary results from the trials, as well as a business and commercial assessment.
On November 8, 2017, the Meso Foundation hosted a Meet the Mesothelioma […]


Chapter 5 | Part 1: The Nature of Patienthood

by Christopher Graham
Nicole came to visit every day, and her parents were there nearly every day too. One of the best things about meeting Nicole was meeting her parents. Not only have I avoided the cliché that people don’t like their in-laws, I’ve also gained a second set of parents who, I can honestly say, […]


Chapter 5 | Part 2: An Existential Journey

by Christopher Graham
The single worst thing about being a patient, the part that sucks more than anything else, is that you can never get away from it. It’s never not with you. You can’t put it out of your mind for even one day, once you get diagnosed. You’ll worry constantly about the future, even […]