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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 February 14, 2018 MAAC Staff

Malignant Mesothelioma Cytology & Histology: What to Know

Receiving a mesothelioma diagnosis, or any cancer diagnosis for that matter, is more complex than simply knowing the basic type you have. In addition…

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Treatment February 8, 2018 MAAC Staff

Cancer Cure Myths: Anti-Cancer Foods, Colloidal Silver & Essiac Tea

The truth of the matter is researchers have yet to find a cure for cancer. Though there are many ongoing efforts around the world…

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Treatment February 1, 2018 MAAC Staff

Treating Mesothelioma: Chemotherapy Success Rate

Depending on the stage and type of mesothelioma, chemotherapy has been a standard treatment option for many years. Even with continued research into emerging…

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Community January 25, 2018 MAAC Staff

Tracy Meek Remembers Her Father’s Battle with Pleural Mesothelioma

The United Kingdom is among the dozens of countries that have fully banned asbestos. Though the nation enacted the ban in 1999, mesothelioma and…

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Treatment January 18, 2018 MAAC Staff

What to do After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

After receiving any diagnosis, it’s understandable to go into overdrive. Some people want to know everything they can about the disease and their prognosis,…

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Awareness January 11, 2018 MAAC Staff

7 Things to Know about Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Looking at isolated statistics, like mesothelioma survival rates, can be disheartening, and don’t paint the whole picture for how long someone diagnosed can expect…

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Treatment January 4, 2018 MAAC Staff

How to be Proactive in the Quality and Safety of Your Cancer Care

Cancer treatment is very complex, entailing more than a few doctor’s visits and some prescribed medications. Patients typically work with a whole medical team…

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Awareness December 28, 2017 MAAC Staff

Advancements in Mesothelioma Research in 2017

Like every year, 2017 was full of highs and lows. While asbestos made headlines for positives, like a ban in Brazil, advocates also saw…

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