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Health & Wellness June 28, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Importance of Respiratory Therapy

Breathing is a necessity of life. While we can survive for a time without food or water, we can’t survive long without breathing. But…

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Patient Support June 21, 2017 MAAC Staff

Peritoneal Cancer Index: What it Means for Mesothelioma Patients

Cancer in the abdomen, or peritoneal cancer, is very rare. It occurs when cancer cells develop on the peritoneum, the thin cell lining of…

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Health & Wellness June 14, 2017 MAAC Staff

Things to Keep in Mind Before Joining a Clinical Trial

Every new cancer treatment and diagnostic method comes from years of research and testing. Through the different phases of clinical trials, researchers learn what…

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In The Community June 7, 2017 MAAC Staff

Janet Stanton Schnitzer Remembers Her Father’s Mesothelioma Battle

Walter Stanton can be remembered as a hard worker and huge family man. He was dedicated to his work as a machinist and served…

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Health & Wellness June 1, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Potential of Immunotherapy for Mesothelioma

The immune system is often described as one of our greatest survival tools. It’s vital to fighting off dangers to our health, and an…

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Patient Support May 24, 2017 MAAC Staff

Coping with High Costs of Cancer

The cost of cancer treatment has been making headlines for years. Cancer drugs are notoriously expensive, and unfortunately the cost is only likely to…

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In The Community May 17, 2017 MAAC Staff

Kristin Lamprecht Tells Her Father’s Mesothelioma Story

Kristin Lamprecht remembers her dad, Rudy, as an avid bike rider and serious family man. “He was a wonderful dad, and was well loved…

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Health & Wellness May 8, 2017 MAAC Staff

National Occupational Health and Safety Week: Preventing Asbestos Exposure

When considering a job offer, many of us will contemplate the benefits like the health insurance, maternity leave policy, and the vacation time allotted.…

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