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Patient Support January 27, 2016 MAAC Staff

What to Expect During Your Chemotherapy Treatment

While it can be a life-saving treatment option for patients diagnosed with cancer, the prospect of facing chemotherapy treatments for the first time is…

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Patient Support January 20, 2016 MAAC Staff

Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Hear the Word “Cancer”

Every year, roughly 14 million people around the world learn they have cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 1,685,210 Americans were…

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Caregivers January 13, 2016 MAAC Staff

The Importance of Caregiver Contracts

Caregiving is something that affects many individuals as their loved ones come into a situation of needing full-time care. More often than not, children…

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In The Community January 11, 2016 MAAC Staff

WATCH for Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos is a scary substance. In addition to being the only known cause of mesothelioma, it can lead to other deadly diseases such as…

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Patient Support December 28, 2015 MAAC Staff

What to Expect During Your Radiation Treatment

Radiation – it’s a scary word, and there are plenty of horror stories about its affect on your body. Going to a radiation treatment for…

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Health & Wellness December 23, 2015 MAAC Staff

Setting Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s is a time of renewal and change. It’s a time to dedicate yourself to living a new life – the life you…

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In The Community December 11, 2015 MAAC Staff

How to Avoid 5 Unknown Health Hazards This Holiday Season

During the holidays, the last thing on many people’s minds is avoiding potential health hazards. However, there are a number of season-specific sources of…

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Health & Wellness December 2, 2015 MAAC Staff

How to Support a Loved One With Cancer

After a friend or family member reveals the devastating news of a cancer diagnosis such as mesothelioma, it can be difficult to know how…

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