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Your message to us will be held in strict confidence. All requests for information by mesothelioma patients and their family members will be answered within 24 hours. Mesothelioma Treatment and Care Guides are sent to mesothelioma patients and families by overnight delivery.

Nurse Advocate Program


Our experienced mesothelioma nurses have worked with over 600 mesothelioma patients in the last 30 years and strive to guide patients and families through the myriad of treatment options as well as caregiver support. Click here to read more.

Mesothelioma Treatment & Care Guide


Contact us through our site and we’ll send you a free Mesothelioma Treatment & Care Guide that offers information about various treatment and care options for mesothelioma patients. Click here to read more.

Mesothelioma Treatment Centers


Once you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, we recommend that you get evaluated at a well respected treatment center. We can recommend centers of excellence near you. Click here to read more.

Recent Articles

When someone is diagnosed with mesothelioma or any serious illness, it is not unusual that family and friends do not know what to say or how to acknowledge what is going on. Once diagnosed with mesothelioma, hopefully the patient’s friends and family will rally around them. Some people, with the best intentions, will tell you […]

We encourage participation in clinical trials for research leading to a cure for mesothelioma. It is known that nationally the statistics for participation in adult cancer trials is between 3-5% of adults who have a cancer diagnosis. For mesothelioma patients and families who are interested in clinical trials, researching clinical trials and eligibility can be […]

No matter what the age, the diagnosis of an aggressive cancer like malignant mesothelioma is devastating to the patient and the family. For most of us, facing our death, or the death of a loved one can bring up intense feelings that are at a minimum uncomfortable to deal with. Reality is different than the […]

Different medical terms are used in defining other medical terms. When advertisements on the television for new immunotherapy drugs say that in order for the new drug to be effective the tumor must “express PD-L1”, what are they talking about? Although the words are long and foreign the new classification of therapy and its results […]

Eleanor B. Ericson, RN, BSN

Mesothelioma Nurse

Ellie has worked with hundreds of mesothelioma patients and their families for over 30 years.

  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • BSN from Worcester State College
  • Co-founder of Nursing Liaisons, Inc.

Lisa Hyde-Barrett, RN

Mesothelioma Nurse

Lisa has worked with hundreds of mesothelioma patients and their families for over 25 years

  • ICU surgical nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Nursing degree from Laboure College
  • Co-founder of Nursing Liaisons, Inc.

Welcome to

From the moment of diagnosis, mesothelioma patients and their families are faced with questions that require immediate answers. Some examples of these questions include: Where can I find a doctor that specializes in treating mesothelioma? Where is the nearest mesothelioma treatment center? What type of surgical and non-surgical options exist for mesothelioma? As a caregiver, how can I best support my spouse, parent or family member who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, while still taking care of myself? How can I get financial assistance and compensation? is a unique website intended to help you get answers to the most important questions relating to a mesothelioma diagnosis. Answers must come from experienced professionals. It is not enough for someone to be a “nurse” or “lawyer” when it comes to the specialized and complex world of mesothelioma. These professionals must have years of experience with mesothelioma to truly understand how to help those affected by this disease.

For the patient and caregiver looking for information, offers the opportunity to connect with experienced mesothelioma nurses (Lisa and Ellie) who have treated hundreds of patients with mesothelioma and who work with mesothelioma patients on a daily basis at leading mesothelioma hospital. Lisa and Ellie are passionate in their commitment to helping mesothelioma patients. On this website, you will also find articles and blog posts that Lisa and Ellie have written to help patients and caregivers find answers and support.

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