Posts Tagged ‘meso warriors’

Get ready to bust a plate! It’s almost Lung Leavin’ Day!

16 Jan 2014 by Wendi Lewis under Events, News, People

LLD TalkingPlate Get ready to bust a plate! Its almost Lung Leavin Day!It might sound crazy to some people, but mesothelioma survivor Heather Von St. James, her family, friends and ever-growing network of meso warriors are getting ready to celebrate the 8th annual Lung Leavin’ Day on Februrary 2, 2014. The celebration was devised to mark the anniversary of Heather’s extrapleural pneumonectomy – a radical treatment for mesothelioma in which a lung, part of the diaphragm and surrounding tissue is removed in an effort to battle the rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. (more…)