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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.

Community October 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

How New Technology Can Detect Cancer in Just Seconds

Diagnosing cancer or identifying all the cancerous tissue during surgery can be a lengthy process. In general, a biopsy is the only clear way…

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Community October 5, 2017 MAAC Staff

Dr. Mansfield Explains the Importance of Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma Research

Dr. Aaron Mansfield, a translational scientist at the Mayo Clinic and Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, first became interested in studying immunology before he…

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Awareness September 25, 2017 MAAC Staff

Get Involved on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This September 26th marks the 13th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day! It’s a day for patients and their loved ones, survivors, advocates, doctors, and organizations…

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Awareness September 20, 2017 MAAC Staff

How the World Trade Center Health Program Can Help Mesothelioma Patients

Last week, the nation honored the anniversary of the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001. In the aftermath, countless first responders, police,…

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Survivors September 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

Long-Term Mesothelioma Survivor Stephen Henley Shares His Journey

The United Kingdom implemented a full ban on asbestos in 1999, but the toxin is still causing trouble for residents today. Despite a ban,…

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Community September 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Health Insurance for Cancer Treatment

Combing through health insurance policies is almost certainly not something you want to spend your afternoon doing. They tend to be lengthy, complicated, and…

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Treatment August 31, 2017 MAAC Staff

Multidisciplinary Cancer Care: The Benefits of a Tumor Board

In the face of any challenge needing problem-solving, more often than not we realize two (or more) heads are better than one. Having another…

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Community August 17, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Advocate for Your Loved One with Cancer

Countless movies, sitcoms, books, and even everyday situations showcase the power of love and family. When facing a cancer diagnosis, support from loved ones…

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