mesothelioma survivor

An Interview with Bonnie Anderson on the Importance of Mesothelioma Research

Diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2002, Bonnie Anderson is a 15-year warrior. Throughout this time, she and her husband, John, have been ardent supporters of the Meso Foundation and have established themselves as leading advocates within the mesothelioma community. Through the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s peer-review research grant program, they personally funded two research studies:

Exploiting Nf2/Merlin […]



Where is the Joy?

by Marcia Schekel
After 8 weeks of painful side effects from treatment, I looked at the CT with my oncologist to see the tumors growing and new ones coming in. I have felt crummy and have limited my activities and my spontaneous availability to friends. My husband is a great gardener — and I grow tumors. […]


Meso Warrior Heather Nash Makes Video to Raise Awareness

The Meso Foundation was recently featured in a video released by a mesothelioma warrior, Heather Nash, whose goal was to correct misconception about this deadly cancer and to request that viewers support the Meso Foundation.
In the video, Heather leafs through written cardboard sheets from which the viewer learns about her story. On them, she says, […]


We Need Your Help in the Fight Against Mesothelioma

The Meso Foundation has sent out a letter in the mail from Bill Ziegler. You can read it here. In his letter, Bill shares his inspiring story of fighting mesothelioma alongside his wife and three young children, and explains the important role that services provided by the Meso Foundation play in his fight against mesothelioma. […]