Mesothelioma: Palliative Care in a Rural Setting

Mesothelioma: Palliative Care in a Rural Setting

In developed countries, like the United Kingdom palliative care is a well-supported and defined discipline, in South Africa there is no framework to support patients going through the state-funded healthcare services. A recent needs assessment of palliative care in...
Storytelling and ActionMeso

Storytelling and ActionMeso

At DAST we believe in using the art of storytelling for social change.  In our case raising awareness of mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos. Telling stories enables us to weave together, not only your story, but also with a key message for social change. ...
Support Group Focus – READLEY

Support Group Focus – READLEY

READLEY was founded in autumn 2015 by Samantha Cox, earlier that year Sam had lost her Dad to mesothelioma and this inspired her to set up a support group in the north-east for patients suffering with mesothelioma and asbestos related diseases. In 2018 Sam asked...
Mesothelioma and Covid-19

Mesothelioma and Covid-19

By Liz Darlison, Meso UK The uncertainties we faced in the spring of last year, in terms of the effect of COVID on cancer patients, the treatment they were receiving and cancer patient responses to being infected with COVID has, to a sufficient extent, been answered....