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An Update from Cameron

Hi Everyone,
My name is Cameron Von St. James, some of you may remember me from my guest post about my wife’s cancer battle a while back.  My wife, Heather was diagnosed with a rare and extremely deadly form of cancer called mesothelioma 7 years ago.  Heather had just given birth to our first and only child, Lily, three months before the diagnosis. It was devastating news, but thankfully with the best treatment available, she was able to fight back and eventually beat the cancer!  She remains healthy and cancer free to this day. Now, both Heather and I work hard …

 

My Life as a Cancer Caregiver

My wife has often wondered how I managed to get through everything when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma. It was only three months before she was diagnosed that we were in tears of joy because our daughter, Lily, had just been born. It was the most exciting time of our life, but unfortunately that happiness was short-lived. Only three months later, my wife was told that she had mesothelioma, a very rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. We were in total shock upon receiving the diagnosis, and all I could do was sit and wonder how we …