Virgil Anderson

Virgil Anderson was recently diagnosed with mesothelioma, which is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Virgil’s exposure came from doing building renovations since high school. When he was diagnosed with mesothelioma he needed immediate medical attention. He found They gave him a great deal of helpful information on doctors and resources available to him. As a result of their website, he is now being treated at the national cancer institute. He has become extremely limited in his activities and can no longer work but fortunately the patient advocates have even provided him with financial assistance so he could afford a place to live during his chemotherapy. While he has been through a lot and is still challenged by physical pain and limitations after having a lung removed, he sees every day as a gift.

Surviving Cancer and Mesothelioma

Surviving Cancer and Mesothelioma-Chispa Magazine

Surviving cancer is a major feat. This is a difficult and varied disease, requiring stamina and resolve as well as excellent medical care. Even with all these elements, many do not survive. Mesothelioma, the cancer linked to asbestos, has some of the lowest survival rates. For those who do beat cancer, the challenges of the disease do…