Patient & Family Experiences

Here, mesothelioma patients and their families bravely tell their inspiring stories. If you would like to share your experience about how mesothelioma has impacted you or a family member, please contact meso@sandstarcomms.com

David Staley

Currently feeling well and on no medication David, 42, was diagnosed with mesothelioma in October 2015. He is currently feeling…

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Colin Morris

Two years on from diagnosis…and stable. Colin Morris, 73, was diagnosed with mesothelioma in July 2016. Colin was exposed to…

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Rosemary Wallis

 ‘The Lady Who Knits for England’ Rosemary Wallis died of mesothelioma in 2013, six months after diagnosis, aged 67. It…

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Caleb Saunderson

Living a ‘new kind of normal’   Caleb Saunderson (46), was diagnosed in 2017 with both pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.…

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Liam Bradley

Cracking on with life Mesothelioma is rarely seen in people under the age of fifty and virtually unheard of under…

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Emma Dowling

Emma was just 38 when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2012. Following lengthy treatment, Emma has now been stable…

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Julie Roberts

Making a difference by raising awareness of Meso in Scotland Recently, Julie Roberts got in touch with Mesothelioma UK to…

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Bernice Scullion

Bernice Scullion is 46 years old and lives in Shropshire with her husband and two children. Bernice was diagnosed with…

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Squadron Leader William Evans

As part of our specialist military information, advice and support service, Mesothelioma UK benefits advisors have recently helped a former-RAF…

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Tim Stokes

“I’ll teach the children how to live with cancer not how to die from it.” July 2017 I was diagnosed…

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Jenny Norton

Jenny is 79 years old and was diagnosed with mesothelioma in January 2016. After chemotherapy, Jenny is now having x-rays…

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Helen’s hike

Helen was diagnosed in April 2016 and had surgery followed by chemotherapy. This is her story, as told by her…

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Linda Lakin

Linda Lakin is 65 years old and lives in Birstall, Leicestershire. Linda was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2013. The diagnosis…

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Mavis Nye

I am often asked the question how I feel knowing that I have given my wife a death sentence. That…

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Vivienne Swain

My name is Vivienne, I was diagnosed with mesothelioma in August 2015 aged 59. In April 2015 I had a…

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Steve Gardner

Steve Gardner – a lover of life who never gave up By his daughter, Paula Bacon Today is the London…

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Robert Henderson

My dad was a very active man he ran, he did half marathons, triathlons, and the Glasgow to Edinburgh cycle…

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