Mesothelioma Questions get Answered
Ask the Nurse Series: Eleanor B. Ericson and Lisa Hyde-Barrett
Streamed live on October 7th, 2015 @ 7:00pm
You are invited to attend a FREE, Live, question and answer session with two mesothelioma nurses with over 55 years of combined experience. It’s easy! Connect via phone or internet to ask a mesothelioma nurse for information, feedback, make suggestions, or just listen in to learn from the experts and your peers.
Did you know?
Mesothelioma is an aggressive asbestos-caused cancer that strikes over 3,000 Americans each year.
Asbestos is a known human carcinogen with no safe level of exposure.
The time between exposure to asbestos and the onset of disease is from 15 to 60 years.
The expected survival of people diagnosed with mesothelioma varies from six to 24 months.
There is no cure for mesothelioma.
Our Experts are Ready to Answer your Medical Questions
Lisa Hyde-Barrett has been a thoracic surgery nurse for nearly 25 years, and has the skill and knowledge to care for and support mesothelioma patients. Through her work, she has helped ease the stress of patients and their families by offering a comforting hand. She is passionate about helping the mesothelioma community.
Eleanor B. Ericson
Ellie is a graduate of the Mt. Auburn Hospital School of Nursing and Worcester State College and has worked in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for more than 30 years. For more information about Lisa’s and Ellie’s work, please visit www.themesonurse.com.
Dr. Marcelo DaSilva, MD, FACS
Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and Professor of Surgery at the Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. He is the co-director of the Lung Cancer Program and the director of the IMMP (International Midwest Mesothelioma Program), Cardinal Bernadin Cancer Center.