Your mesothelioma stories
Stories written by people like you, about mesothelioma.
Read the stories of people who live with and have experienced mesothelioma. Each story discusses an aspect of living with mesothelioma, from diagnosis to keeping active and managing breathlessness.
Your stories about mesothelioma
I’m focusing on living my life
In 2017, Sandra was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a cancer normally caused by breathing in asbestos dust. She shares her experience of living with mesothelioma, her journey to diagnosis and her outlook on life.
A new hope for improved mesothelioma treatment
Ian from our research team talks about CheckMate 743, a study offering hope to those with mesothelioma. As one of his focus areas in research, news of progress in this study was something he was pleased to hear about.
Identifying new ways to treat mesothelioma
In their research, Samantha Arathimou (PhD student) and Professor Sam Janes wanted to find out more about the pleura (lung lining) and mesothelioma cells, to understand more about the early stages of developing mesothelioma.
I lost my husband to mesothelioma
Ana lost her husband, Alan, to mesothelioma. She shares his story.
I won’t let mesothelioma break my spirit
Elaine has mesothelioma and multiple sclerosis (MS). She shares how she stays positive, and how she's aiming to raise £10,000 to help fund research.
BLF research breakthroughs can give me a future with my family
Dave wants to raise awareness of mesothelioma so we can beat lung disease, against the odds.
1 lung, 1 life and 100 miles
41 year old Dave has 1 lung but that didn’t stop him from completing the RideLondon 100 mile cycle.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.