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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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Patient Support March 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

Finding Cancer Support Groups

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis takes a mental toll on both the patient and their family. It’s an overwhelming time with a rollercoaster of…

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Health & Wellness March 2, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in Schools: What You Should Know

When we send our kids off to school every day, the first thing on our minds probably isn’t the environmental dangers they may be…

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Health & Wellness February 28, 2017 MAAC Staff

Rare Disease Day Showcases Uncommon Cancers, Autoimmune Conditions and More

February 28 is Rare Disease Day – a day on which patients, advocates, and organizations across the world band together to share awareness about lesser…

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Health & Wellness February 23, 2017 MAAC Staff

5 Ways to Prevent Cancer in Men

This post is part of a National Cancer Prevention Month series that provide details about how to reduce the possibility of developing cancer. Older…

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