mesothelioma

Hospice Care

Choosing hospice care does not mean that one is giving up on life but rather choosing to  end treatments aimed at attempting to cure the disease or condition and elects treatment that eases pain and discomfort Hospice services are available once a patient is thought to be in the final 6 months of life. Hospice nurses receive […]


Pain Talk

One topic that pops up consistently in the meso community is how to manage pain.  I’m not surprised, as this is generally the chief concern of all patients faced with major diseases and their treatment.
Way back when I started in Nursing, decades ago, there were very few options for controlling pain. A patient who complained of pain […]


Mary Hesdorffer, NP – Medical Liaison

Mary Hesdorffer received her undergraduate degree at the College of New Rochelle in NY and went on to receive her Masters of Science at the same institution. She is fully credentialed as a Nurse Practitioner and has spent 11 years actively treating patients with mesothelioma. Mary has an expertise in the development and implementation of […]