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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.

Asbestos December 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

The High Cost of Asbestos Abatement Puts More Families at Risk

As we approach the new year, many people start to come up with resolutions or general plans of what they hope to accomplish in…

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Treatment December 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Off-Label Drug Use in Treating Mesothelioma

Whenever we get sick, we hope to be prescribed the leading approved medicine for whatever ailment we’re facing. But for some diseases, especially more…

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Asbestos November 29, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos Products: Toys, Makeup, Talcum Powder & More Contaminated by the Toxin

We often hear about historic or legacy uses of asbestos, since the mineral was used so heavily in the past. Asbestos made its way…

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Legal November 22, 2017 MAAC Staff

Talcum Powder Lawsuit: Asbestos in Talc Linked to Mesothelioma

For many years, people have relied on talc for varied uses, whether in baby powder to help prevent diaper rash, in makeup or even…

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Awareness November 15, 2017 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma vs. Lung Cancer: What to Know

Often times, people confuse mesothelioma for a form of lung cancer because the most common type, pleural mesothelioma, affects the lungs. Though at a…

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Community November 8, 2017 MAAC Staff

Supporting Our Veterans With Improved Health Care Laws

Veterans Day, November 11th each year, marks the opportunity to celebrate and honor all of those who have served in our armed services. It’s…

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Awareness November 1, 2017 MAAC Staff

Changing the Stigma Around Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma has often been met by a great deal of confusion and skepticism, and has even become the unfortunate subject of running jokes on…

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Asbestos October 25, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Chlorine Industry Still Relies on Asbestos Despite Safer Alternatives

Whether for insulation, tiles or fireproof clothing, asbestos was the top choice across many industries for decades. The natural mineral was inexpensive, durable and…

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