Video, 5 mins
Gendered Experiences of Mesothelioma
Part of Pop-Up University, Highlights of 2021
18 Sep 2021 11:00
This short animation outlines the differences experienced by male and female patients living with mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Their journey from diagnosis, through treatment to seeking compensation, can be influenced by gendered perceptions of healthcare and legal professionals.
Based on analysis of a large data set and qualitative interviews the animation explores some of the complexities around gender, age and occupational risk and the differences of gendered experiences.
Read the articles
If you would like to learn more about the research surrounding gender and the experiences of living with mesothelioma please read the articles available below.
- Dr Stephanie Ejegi-Memeh, Health Sciences School
- Dr Michaela Senek, Health Sciences School
- Dr Steve Robertson, Health Sciences School
- Dr Bethany Taylor, Health Sciences School
- Professor Angela Tod, Health Sciences School
- Produced by Nifty Fox Creative