The latest in mesothelioma news, treatment, and advocacy.

Health & Wellness January 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in Drinking Water: What It Means and Why It Matters

Residents of the small South Texas town of Devine recently received a disturbing letter informing them that asbestos levels in their drinking water were…

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Patient Support January 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

Telling Family and Friends You Have Cancer

Telling your family members and close friends that you have been diagnosed with cancer can be a difficult experience on many levels. Merely trying…

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Patient Support January 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

Why Compensation for Mesothelioma Patients Is Necessary

When it comes to mesothelioma, many people are aware of it only through late-night commercials from law firms. “Have you been exposed to asbestos?”…

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In The Community December 29, 2016 MAAC Staff

Top Asbestos Stories from 2016

Earlier this week, we shared some of the most significant medical advances related to mesothelioma over the past year. In conjunction with those advances,…

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In The Community December 27, 2016 MAAC Staff

Significant Mesothelioma Medical Advances in 2016

For many people, 2016 has been a difficult year. There were a high number of deaths of celebrities and other notable people, a bitter…

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In The Community December 21, 2016 MAAC Staff

Veteran’s Widow Describes Her Husband’s Struggle with Mesothelioma

Let me begin by telling you just a little bit about my husband, Randy Branson, who passed away from mesothelioma on August 30, 2014.…

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News December 15, 2016 MAAC Staff

Canada Bans Asbestos – Will the U.S. Be Next?

This morning, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan announced that Canada will implement a full ban on asbestos by 2018. “We are taking action that is…

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News December 12, 2016 MAAC Staff

What the 21st Century Cures Act Means for Mesothelioma

Last week, both houses of Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a sweeping piece of legislation that will overhaul the way that medical…

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