By | October 24, 2017

Respiratory Care Week 2017: Changing the World One Breath at a Time

This week is Respiratory Care Week, a global effort to recognize the importance of lung health and respiratory care providers. Celebrated in the last week of October each year, this is a… Read More

By | July 27, 2016

How to Find the Right Mesothelioma Doctor for You

Four questions mesothelioma patients should ask themselves when deciding if a doctor is the best fit for them. A mesothelioma diagnosis is devastating news. When you or someone you love has been… Read More

By | February 10, 2016

How to Help Mesothelioma Victims with Palliative Care Decisions

Palliative care is a topic near and dear to my heart for my patients. It provides several options to help cancer patients, especially patients diagnosed with mesothelioma as they focus on maintaining… Read More

By | May 14, 2014

Faces of Mesothelioma: Ernie Conry’s Story

“If you walk up and down the street and you’re still smiling, you’re not dead. Don’t let the cancer bog you down.” After experiencing symptoms for nearly eight years, Ernie Conry was… Read More

By | September 25, 2013

Studies Show Positive Impact of Immunotherapy on Mesothelioma Cancer Regression

Mesothelioma is often seen among the aging population, primarily because of its long latency period. In turn, increased age has been linked to immune system decline. Knowing all of this, new research… Read More

By | December 21, 2012

Continued Meningitis Cases Have Doctors Baffled

More than one month ago, fungal meningitis cases began appearing from the use of tainted steroid injections, resulting in a total of 37 deaths. The 42-day risk period for contracting fungal meningitis… Read More

By | March 10, 2011

Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation Awards Funding to UPCI for Mesothelioma Study, Treatment

The Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation has partnered with another major university in its quest to support medical experts and researchers working to improve the quality of life for mesothelioma patients and their families.… Read More

By | August 18, 2010

Asbestos clinic gets surprise donation from Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation

A nationally recognized medical clinic in the small town of Libby, Montana, recently received a nice reminder that they’re not the only ones who think the work they do for patients with… Read More

By | May 2, 2010

Stand Up 2 Cancer broadcast provides opportunity to increase awareness about mesothelioma

On Sept. 10, all the major television networks and several other broadcasters will once again air the 3-hour marathon Stand Up 2 Cancer. When SU2C aired in 2008, the program helped raise more than… Read More

By | April 5, 2009

Remembering My Friend, 10-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Craig Kozicki

My heart is heavy. Last Wednesday my friend Craig Kozicki ended his 10-year battle against mesothelioma, leaving behind his dedicated wife and daughter, Shelly and Emily. Craig was a 10-year survivor of… Read More