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The latest in mesothelioma news, treatment, and advocacy.

Patient Support February 16, 2017 MAAC Staff

When to Consider Hospice Care for Cancer Patients

For patients with a terminal illness such as mesothelioma cancer, there may come a time when efforts to slow the disease or halt its…

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Health & Wellness February 14, 2017 MAAC Staff

Genetic Testing for Cancer: Pros and Cons

A cancer diagnosis comes with an overwhelming amount of decisions to make, from treatment paths to specialist selections. Now, thanks to exceedingly rapid advancements…

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Health & Wellness February 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

National Cancer Prevention Month: Environmental Factors That Can Cause Cancer

During National Cancer Prevention Month in February, the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is partnering with other cancer organizations and individuals to spread awareness…

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In The Community February 7, 2017 MAAC Staff

Dr. Yendamuri Offers Insights on the Future of Mesothelioma Treatment

Dr. Sai Yendamuri is a cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in general thoracic surgery. “Within the realm of general thoracic surgery,” Dr. Yendamuri recently told…

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Health & Wellness February 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

World Cancer Day in the Eyes of Cancer Survivors

Tomorrow, February 4th, the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is participating in World Cancer Day. In addition to continuing our ongoing efforts to inform…

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Health & Wellness January 30, 2017 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center Supports National Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center (MAA) is working in conjunction with cancer patients, advocates, specialists, clinics,…

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Health & Wellness January 26, 2017 MAAC Staff

5 Types of Products That Still Contain Asbestos

A lot of people think that asbestos is banned – but they are wrong! Today, certain products made or imported into the United States…

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In The Community January 24, 2017 MAAC Staff

Cindy Zody Shares Her Father’s Mesothelioma Story

I lost my dad to mesothelioma on June 12, 2016. He was diagnosed in March of that year. I had heard of mesothelioma before…

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