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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.

In The Community April 26, 2017 MAAC Staff

New Veterans Healthcare Bill Could Help Mesothelioma Patients

There are roughly 21 million veterans in the United States today, and providing care for them has been a rocky road. The Veterans Health…

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Health & Wellness April 19, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

It’s easy to think that we’re safe from pollution indoors. After all, we don’t see smoke stacks releasing dark plumes of smoke indoors, so…

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Health & Wellness April 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in the Home: What to Know Before You Buy

The hunt for a dream home can be very stressful. Purchasing a home is a big decision, so it’s important to feel safe and…

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Health & Wellness April 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Global Asbestos Awareness Week: Education is the Key to Prevention

Years ago, asbestos was praised as a miracle mineral. It appeared to solve a construction need for fire and heat-resistant materials. The mineral’s durability…

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Health & Wellness March 29, 2017 MAAC Staff

Robotic-Assisted Surgery and What It Means for Cancer

Advancing technology has always been an important aspect of healthcare, and in some cases, these developments are changing our approach. Wearable technology has become…

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In The Community March 23, 2017 MAAC Staff

Cancer Moonshot Project Update: The NCI Formulary & Other Milestones

In the last year, there have been a lot of exciting advancements in cancer research. The Cancer Moonshot Initiative, led by former Vice President…

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In The Community March 16, 2017 MAAC Staff

How an Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Saved Mesothelioma Patient Mavis Nye

Mesothelioma is a notoriously difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Because this rare cancer often isn’t discovered until it has already progressed to a…

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Patient Support March 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Value of Getting a Second Opinion for Your Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is life changing. You’re likely experiencing a wide array of emotions, on top of an overwhelming number of questions. It’s…

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