Lisa Hyde-Barrett has helped ease the stress of patients and their families by offering a comforting hand. Lisa has 25 years of experience as a thoracic surgery nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital a top 5 nationally ranked cancer hospital. Lisa works with leading nationally-recognized surgeons who specialize in mesothelioma. Through her extensive experience caring for mesothelioma patients, she is a facilitator for the patient to help them maintain control and dignity over their treatment of their disease and to assist with the patient’s wishes. She is passionate about helping the mesothelioma community.
Amanda became a caregiver for her father after he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. She provides insight into how caregivers can make a difference for those battling mesothelioma. Follow on Twitter.
Jennifer wrote about life for her family as her father, Don Smitley, battled mesothelioma. Mr. Smitley passed away in 10/2013 and now Jennifer writes with a different perspective, helping those with mesothelioma.
Jan Egerton of England lost her battle with mesothelioma in January 2014. She endured years of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and more. Jan also chronicled her journey through her blog, Mesothelioma – Jan’s Journey.
Ricki Lewis has a PhD in genetics and is the author of "The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved it." Ricki has written guest articles detailing the intricacies of gene therapy for MesotheliomaHelp and guided our lead author to relevant topics and key information on the background and future of genetics in cancer therapy. Her support ensures that our readers get accurate, factual information.
Nancy is a blog and content writer with more than 20 years of professional experience. Nancy has been writing about mesothelioma and cancer for close to eight years.
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