Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Heather Von St. James Story ~ Mesothelioma Survivor

I love it when people share their story when dealing with a serious disease. I learn something, that I can put to use, in my life. By sharing this video, I hope that you might find something helpful too!

Excerpt from Heather's Bio~The story of Heather Von St. James, a mesothelioma cancer survivor who has fought incredible odds with her family.

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Heather's father worked in construction, which caused him to unknowingly come home with asbestos fibers on his clothing. This is what caused the second-hand exposure that lead to Heather's cancer. Due to a long latency period, she was not diagnosed with mesothelioma until she was 36 years old and starting a family.

This video describes Heather's journey with her family to beat the odds and fight a rare and deadly cancer called mesothelioma. Her mission is to spread awareness of mesothelioma and to inspire all cancer patients that with hope the odds don't matter.

You can learn more about Mesothelioma Cancer by clicking here.

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