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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.

Uncategorized 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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Asbestos December 20, 2017 MAAC Staff

Top Asbestos Stories of 2017

This year has been a rollercoaster ride for many. From conflicts in politics to major shake-ups in Hollywood, the year has definitely had its…

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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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