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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 September 11, 2018 MAAC Staff

Asbestos, Other Toxins, Still Taking Lives 17 Years After 9/11

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Americans were gripped by the scenes unfolding in New York on television, the radio, and right in…

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Awareness July 9, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Statistics: 2018 Guide

Mesothelioma statistics are always changing, and understanding the most recent mesothelioma information can help patients and their loved ones make more informed decisions about…

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Asbestos June 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Asbestos Removal?

If your home was built before 1980, there‚Äôs a chance the materials used in its construction contain asbestos. Once lauded for its fire-resistance, asbestos…

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Community June 20, 2018 MAAC Staff

7 Apps for Cancer Patients

Whether you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you need some assistance in keeping track of appointments, treatments and connecting with…

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Legal June 14, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Compensation Options for Patients and Families

Cancer is a huge expense in the United States, with some recent reports estimating expenses of over $173 billion on cancer care by 2020.…

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Legal June 6, 2018 MAAC Staff

Are Settlements Taxable? A Brief Guide

The entire legal process from first filing a claim to finally receiving a jury verdict or settlement can sometimes seem like it drags on…

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Treatment May 31, 2018 MAAC Staff

How Does Immunotherapy Work?

Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive cancer with poor prognosis. Cancer research and clinical trials continue to analyze new treatment methods to offer patients to…

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Awareness May 24, 2018 MAAC Staff

Cancer-Fighting Recipes

From red wine and berry smoothies to tomatoes and garlic, there are many foods that are thought to help prevent cancer, and in some…

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