Jan Egerton first began having pain in her back in 1998, and was finally diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in August 2004. She has endured years of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and more, but continues to live her life on her own terms and not as a victim of the disease. Jan has been chronicling her journey through her blog, Mesothelioma – Jan’s Journey.
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About Jan Egerton: Jan loves spending time outside walking the English countryside with her husband and her dogs. For the last eight years, however, she has focused much of her time and effort on overcoming pleural mesothelioma. Diagnosed in 2004, Jan is now a survivor, but continues treatments to try to stay ahead of the disease. Jan offers her personal thoughts and insights into this "nasty cancer," while also providing a firsthand account on the effectiveness and availability of the different treatments.