Paul Kraus, the author of the best-selling book: Surviving Mesothelioma and Other Cancers: A Patient’s Guide, is best-known for being the longest-surviving mesothelioma patient in the world. Paul was diagnosed in 1997 with metastases so advanced that the surgeons and cancer specialists had given him no hope of recovery or survival.
In this video shared by Surviving Mesothelioma in 2013, Paul shares how he reacted when he was first diagnosed with mesothelioma.
“Well, to be told I have cancer and only a short amount of time to live is devastating. But when the cancer is an accidental find, while undergoing minor abdominal surgery, the shock was all the more profound.”
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