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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.

Patient Support May 24, 2017 MAAC Staff

Coping with High Costs of Cancer

The cost of cancer treatment has been making headlines for years. Cancer drugs are notoriously expensive, and unfortunately the cost is only likely to…

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In The Community May 17, 2017 MAAC Staff

Kristin Lamprecht Tells Her Father’s Mesothelioma Story

Kristin Lamprecht remembers her dad, Rudy, as an avid bike rider and serious family man. “He was a wonderful dad, and was well loved…

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Health & Wellness May 8, 2017 MAAC Staff

National Occupational Health and Safety Week: Preventing Asbestos Exposure

When considering a job offer, many of us will contemplate the benefits like the health insurance, maternity leave policy, and the vacation time allotted.…

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Health & Wellness May 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Handling Asbestos Abatement in Historic Homes

Historic homes can showcase a small piece of history, whether in its architecture and design or its role in a historic event or historical…

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In The Community April 26, 2017 MAAC Staff

New Veterans Healthcare Bill Could Help Mesothelioma Patients

There are roughly 21 million veterans in the United States today, and providing care for them has been a rocky road. The Veterans Health…

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Health & Wellness April 19, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

It’s easy to think that we’re safe from pollution indoors. After all, we don’t see smoke stacks releasing dark plumes of smoke indoors, so…

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Health & Wellness April 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in the Home: What to Know Before You Buy

The hunt for a dream home can be very stressful. Purchasing a home is a big decision, so it’s important to feel safe and…

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Health & Wellness April 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Global Asbestos Awareness Week: Education is the Key to Prevention

Years ago, asbestos was praised as a miracle mineral. It appeared to solve a construction need for fire and heat-resistant materials. The mineral’s durability…

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