Mesothelioma Guide provides patients and their loved ones with resources, answers, and information over a wide spectrum of free assistance options.

Our Commitment to You

We’re proud to serve you by offering the best free resources for mesothelioma patients and their families. Our Advocacy team works tirelessly to explain every aspect of a patient’s diagnosis. We know the learning curve with this disease is steep. But with our help, we hope to bend that curve to a manageable level, and provide our patients with a sense that they always have someone to lean on.

Read what the people we’ve helped have to say about us on our testimonials page.

Our Patient Advocates

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Karen Ritter, RN BSN

Nurse Navigator and Patient Advocate

Karen Ritter is here to walk patients and families through the difficult diagnosis of mesothelioma. She is dedicated to helping find appropriate mesothelioma specialists, treatment centers, and advanced treatment options. Karen’s passion is to connect with her patients and family members to make sure they know they are not alone in this process. She understands that this diagnosis comes with a number of questions, fears, and financial burdens. None of these areas are left untouched, Karen’s goal is to educate and equip patients and families with everything they need to navigate this cancer diagnosis with grace, dignity and comfort.

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Retired LCDR Carl Jewett

Carl Jewett is a retired naval officer (LCDR) and the patient advocacy director for Mesothelioma Guide. He also serves as the executive director of the Veterans Assistance Network and is fully accredited by the VA. After serving in the Navy’s submarine force for just under 24 years, Commander Jewett retired from active duty in the Navy and assumed the executive director position at the Veterans Assistance Network. Since that time, he has helped over 1000 veterans with asbestos illnesses get approved for VA Disability Compensation and Pension. He has been married for over 30 years and has three adult children.

Meet Our Team

Brett Butler

Brett Butler

Community Outreach Supervisor

Brett Butler is a community outreach supervisor at Mesothelioma Guide. He uses his communication skills to spread awareness about the deadly disease Mesothelioma and the dangers of Asbestos. In his spare time he loves cheering on the Atlanta Braves and spending time with his wife and son.

Brett Whiteman

Brett Whiteman

Community Outreach

Brett Whiteman is part of our community outreach for Mesothelioma Guide. He uses his degree in public relations to build a foundation for his future in marketing. In his free time he likes to play video games, sing, and go to theme parks.

Mason Mayer

Mason Mayer

Community Outreach

Mason Mayer is a community outreach member for Mesothelioma Guide. He helps spread awareness about mesothelioma by developing connections with various communities who may be affected. Mason is passionate about making the Mesothelioma Guide website’s presence on the Internet as accessible as possible to those who need it. In his free time, he enjoys running, video games, surfing, and spending time with his wife.

Camryn Keeble

Camryn Keeble

Content Writer & Community Outreach

Camryn Keeble is a content writer and community outreach member at Mesothelioma Guide. Her goal is to raise awareness of mesothelioma and its effects on patients and their loved ones. She creates informative content for the Mesothelioma Guide website and raises awareness for mesothelioma by participating in daily community outreach. She strives to make Mesothelioma Guide the number one resource for mesothelioma information. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new recipes and being active outdoors.

Tercio Neves

Tercio Neves

Senior Designer

Tercio Neves is the Graphic Designer at Mesothelioma Guide. He uses his design skills to help create and maintain a visually effective website for mesothelioma patients. He enjoys designing while focusing on the experience of the user. Tercio was born in São Paulo, Brazil and is fluent in Portuguese. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, video games, and spending time at home with his girlfriend and their two cats.

Alex Abbamondi

Alex Abbamondi

Web Developer

Alex Abbamondi is a web developer at Mesothelioma Guide. On a daily basis, he is working towards creating a user-friendly website that allows easy accessibility of information to anyone utilizing our website. Outside of work you can find Alex enjoying the outdoors, surfing at the local beach, and keeping up to date with the latest technologies.

Rebecca Ochoa

Rebecca Ochoa

Social Media Coordinator

Rebecca Ochoa is the Social Media Coordinator at Mesothelioma Guide. She focuses on raising awareness of the dangers of asbestos and the effects of mesothelioma by sharing informative content through social media channels. Her goal is to have Mesothelioma Guide become a top resource for information about this rare cancer. She enjoys collaborating with a team of creative individuals to design and develop eye-catching and informative content. During her free time, she enjoys painting, spending time with friends and family and watching movies with her boyfriend and pets.

Alex Campbell

Alex Campbell

Social Media Team

Alex Campbell is part of the social media team at Mesothelioma Guide. Her goal is to help educate the public about mesothelioma by writing informative and accessible content to share through social networks. She focuses on creating the best content with the hopes that Mesothelioma Guide becomes a major resource that makes a difference in the lives of patients and their families. She loves spending her free time reading, enjoying time with family and friends, baking, traveling, and watching movies and shows with her dog.

Contact Us

Get in Touch With a Member of Our Team

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Need help? Contact us using the form below and a member of our team will connect with you, or contact us by phone at 1.888.385.2024. Thank you for letting us be your trusted Mesothelioma Guide.

How We Can Help

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    Doctor Match

    Our Doctor Match program helps patients find a physician who fits their criteria. We’ve researched the best mesothelioma specialists in the country so that we can recommend the right one to patients looking for a doctor.

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    Premium Medical Content

    We create straightforward content that explains mesothelioma with deeply researched information and colorful graphics. Every page is created for patients to understand more about their diagnosis.

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    Live Chat

    There is always someone available to answer your questions about mesothelioma or connect you with a Patient Specialist! Day or night, patients and their family members can get answers.

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    Social Media

    We have a growing community on Facebook bringing patients, families, and others together. Join us and meet survivors, learn about new treatments, and connect with others like you.

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    To learn more about how Mesothelioma Guide can help, read our testimonials. The best way to prove our dedication is through the words of the people we’ve helped. Read testimonials from mesothelioma patients and their family, friends, and caretakers.