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Video, 5 mins

Gendered Experiences of Mesothelioma

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.

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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.

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