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Our blog is a timely voice for cancer patients, caregivers, and those seeking information about mesothelioma and asbestos-related topics. By providing relevant news, personal stories, and practical insights, we will further spread awareness and nurture hope with the goal of one day eliminating mesothelioma.

Treatment January 14, 2021 MAAC Staff
TTFields for Mesothelioma

Expanding Availability of TTFields for Mesothelioma Patients

Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) are a newer treatment option in the mesothelioma community. TTFields target mesothelioma cancer by producing low-intensity electrical currents. These disrupt…

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Asbestos January 5, 2021 MAAC Staff
Asbestos on Beaches

Dangers From Asbestos Debris on Beaches

Asbestos can end up on beaches after a hurricane, flood or other natural disasters. Severe weather can damage asbestos-containing structures and create asbestos debris.…

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Treatment December 22, 2020 MAAC Staff
GATA3 Biomarker Signals Survival Differences in Male and Female Mesothelioma Patients

GATA3 Biomarker Signals Survival Differences in Male and Female Mesothelioma Patients

Researchers in Australia studying the biomarker GATA3 found female patients with the biomarker typically have more favorable survival rates than male patients with the…

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Asbestos December 17, 2020 MAAC Staff
COVID-19 Mask for Libby Asbestos Risk

Libby, Montana Residents Face Unique COVID-19 Challenges

As coronavirus cases increase in the United States, Libby, MT faces a unique challenge. Many Libby residents are at high risk of COVID-19 health…

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Asbestos December 10, 2020 MAAC Staff
Burnt Asbestos Building from Wildfire

U.S. Wildfires Raise Asbestos Concerns

State officials in the western United States are concerned recent wildfires may create an asbestos risk. Wildfires continue to destroy old buildings and homes,…

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Community December 3, 2020 MAAC Staff
Mesothelioma Caregiver

Caring for a Loved One With Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma patients often rely on a loved one as their primary caregiver. There are several aspects individuals should consider when becoming a caregiver. Mesothelioma…

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Awareness November 24, 2020 MAAC Staff
What Is the Purpose of Mesothelioma Commercials?

What Is the Purpose of Mesothelioma Commercials?

Mesothelioma commercials are an important part of raising mesothelioma awareness. However, law firms can only share so much information about this aggressive asbestos cancer…

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Community November 19, 2020 MAAC Staff
Celebrating Holidays With a Cancer Diagnosis

Celebrating Holidays With a Cancer Diagnosis

The 2020 holiday season looks different for many people. As coronavirus cases increase in many parts of the United States, people are making changes…

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