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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.

Awareness September 20, 2017 MAAC Staff

How the World Trade Center Health Program Can Help Mesothelioma Patients

Last week, the nation honored the anniversary of the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001. In the aftermath, countless first responders, police,…

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Survivors September 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

Long-Term Mesothelioma Survivor Stephen Henley Shares His Journey

The United Kingdom implemented a full ban on asbestos in 1999, but the toxin is still causing trouble for residents today. Despite a ban,…

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Community September 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Health Insurance for Cancer Treatment

Combing through health insurance policies is almost certainly not something you want to spend your afternoon doing. They tend to be lengthy, complicated, and…

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Treatment August 31, 2017 MAAC Staff

Multidisciplinary Cancer Care: The Benefits of a Tumor Board

In the face of any challenge needing problem-solving, more often than not we realize two (or more) heads are better than one. Having another…

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Community August 17, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Advocate for Your Loved One with Cancer

Countless movies, sitcoms, books, and even everyday situations showcase the power of love and family. When facing a cancer diagnosis, support from loved ones…

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Treatment August 11, 2017 MAAC Staff

Travel and Long-Term Lodging Guide for Cancer Patients

We all know cancer is expensive. Considering the typical cancer drug costs more than double an average person’s annual income for just one year…

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Asbestos August 2, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Asbestos Abatement Procedures

Many of us see the charm in owning an older home. Maybe it was chosen for its character, the unique architectural design of years…

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Treatment July 24, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Choose a Doctor for Your Cancer Care

Finding a doctor is a huge decision, even when you are relatively healthy. Everyone has a fairly long list of traits they want to…

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