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Caregivers December 2, 2016 MAAC Staff

Dealing with Caregiver Burnout

Over the past month, we’ve been sharing information from various family caregivers, including tips on caregiving and how to be a caregiver when you…

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News November 30, 2016 MAAC Staff

EPA to Investigate the Possibility of Banning Asbestos

On November 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its list of the ten chemicals that the agency is going to be investigating…

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News November 28, 2016 MAAC Staff

Public-Private Partnerships and the Cancer Moonshot Initiative

Ever since President Obama announced the Cancer Moonshot Initiative in his State of the Union address earlier this year, the country has been making…

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In The Community November 23, 2016 MAAC Staff

What Cancer Patients Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Despite the awfulness of cancer, cancer patients and survivors often find ways to express thanks for their experiences, even when going through the most…

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Caregivers November 21, 2016 MAAC Staff

The Challenges of Long-Distance Cancer Caregiving

This post is part of our series on caregiving for National Family Caregivers Month in November. Check out our previous post on caregiving tips…

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Caregivers November 17, 2016 MAAC Staff

Observe National Family Caregivers Month with These Tips from Caregivers

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and since care provided by family members is a big part of the lives of many mesothelioma patients,…

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In The Community November 10, 2016 MAAC Staff

Australian Editor Calls Keytruda “Last Stop” for Her Father’s Mesothelioma

“My dad is an incredible man,” Sandi Sieger recently told the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center. “He’s the smartest guy I know, a bit…

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News November 8, 2016 MAAC Staff

Bevacizumab as a First-Line Chemotherapy Treatment for Pleural Mesothelioma

After receiving a diagnosis of mesothelioma, patients are usually given treatment options that are based upon a number of different things such as their…

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