mesothelioma

The Meso Foundation supports the ‘Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Act of 2017’

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) commends the efforts of Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) for the introduction of S. 2072, the “Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Act of 2017,” legislation to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to identify and assess known uses […]



Chapter 7 | Part 1: Back to Reality and Chemo

If you missed previous installments of Christopher Graham’s story, read them now: chapter 1, chapter 2, chapter 3, chapter 4, chapter 5, chapter 6
by Christopher Graham
Well, it was time to start treatment again. They were kind enough to let me have a few weeks off of chemotherapy before the wedding and over the honeymoon. But the very […]


Chapter 7 | Part 2: The Doctor’s Office Waiting Game

by Christopher Graham
People sometimes think it’s because the doctor doesn’t respect your time. Or that, they decided to come into the office late that day. Or any number of things that make it the doctor’s fault. The other thing that sucks about the doctor’s office is that, often, you feel like you get about 5 […]


Chapter 7 | Part 3: Struggling with Chemotherapy and a No-Win Scenario

by Christopher Graham
I didn’t fully appreciate the impact of the chemotherapy until I came back from my treatment break. I knew the belly pain and nausea I had in the post-operative period were related to the surgery and chemotherapy, but I had the relative attributable proportions exactly backwards. The doxorubicin hurt so badly I couldn’t […]