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Author Profile: Stephanie St. Martin


About Stephanie St. Martin

Who I am: I am a Boston girl at heart and love summers at Fenway Park.

What I do: I’m a paid contributing writer for Mesothelioma Help Now.

What motivates me: I lost my mother to cancer 7 years ago and am committed to helping other families. I know the stress, confusion, sadness, and anger all firsthand, and I hope the articles I write can be helpful to people dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis. I have a master’s degree in philosophy, so you may see some philosophical ideas sprinkled into my writing.


Exercise for Healthy Living

This is part of a blog series comprised of live posts from the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, held March 2-March 4, 2015 in Bethesda, MD. The event was organized by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, and co-hosted with the National Cancer Institute. Exercise is an important part of the mesothelioma recovery process—during and after …

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Intimacy Through the Cancer Experience

This is part of a blog series comprised of live posts from the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, held March 2-March 4, 2015 in Bethesda, MD. The event was organized by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, and co-hosted with the National Cancer Institute. “I’m used to having a set of objectives that you and I …

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Pain: A Measurement in Emotion

This is part of a blog series comprised of live posts from the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, held March 2-March 4, 2015 in Bethesda, MD. The event was organized by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, and co-hosted with the National Cancer Institute. M. Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D., from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative …

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How to Help a Parent With Cancer: Part 2

This is the second part of a 2-part series, “How to Help a Parent With Cancer.” If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, be sure to read it as well for more helpful tips. Help Keep Their House Clean My mother loved a tidy house. It would drive her crazy to know she had laundry to …

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How to Help a Parent With Cancer: Part 1

Words can’t describe how I felt when I heard the words from my father: Mom has cancer. A month after I graduated from college, I was told that my mother was diagnosed with stomach cancer. 9 months later, she was gone. Now I don’t claim to be an expert, but as someone who has gone …

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12 Technology Tools to Help You Beat Cancer

To say it can be overwhelming when you or a family member has cancer is a huge understatement. As you try to process the news, you feel paralyzed and taking those first steps can feel like cement blocks are attached to your feet. Luckily, in 2015, there are many websites, apps, and tools to help …

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