Mesothelioma is known to be very difficult to treat. But before treatment can even begin, a patient needs a diagnosis. In his contribution to the My Cancer Story section of the popular website, Rich details the long road it took to finally learn he has mesothelioma, and the unexpected relief of obtaining the diagnosis.
“Having no idea what was wrong, we had no idea what to do,” says Rich in his blog.
Rich’s story points out what is, perhaps, the disconnect in the world of mesothelioma – so many have heard about it from TV commercials, yet so few doctors actually think about it when patients present with certain symptoms.
To read Rich’s article, “Despite the TV Ads, Even Doctors Didn’t Know Much About My Cancer” in its entirety, please visit Everyday Health.