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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 October 12, 2018 MAAC Staff

5 Things to Know About Secondary Asbestos Exposure

Exposure to asbestos fibers is the only known cause of mesothelioma cancer. Any amount of asbestos exposure is considered dangerous, even for those who…

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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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Asbestos June 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Asbestos Removal?

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

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Asbestos March 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

How to Identify Asbestos: A Brief Guide

In its heyday, asbestos was used in thousands of products and materials across many industries like construction, shipbuilding and automotive. Though today the mineral…

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Asbestos March 14, 2018 MAAC Staff

When Was Asbestos Banned? It Hasn’t Been

When people think of toxic substances and the resulting exposure, they often may think of radon, lead or even cigarette smoke. Asbestos may not…

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Asbestos February 22, 2018 MAAC Staff

One-Off Exposure to Asbestos: How to Stay Safe

There’s no doubt asbestos is dangerous, and there has been some debate around what levels of exposure will actually be harmful to one’s health.…

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Asbestos December 20, 2017 MAAC Staff

Top Asbestos Stories of 2017

This year has been a rollercoaster ride for many. From conflicts in politics to major shake-ups in Hollywood, the year has definitely had its…

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Asbestos December 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

The High Cost of Asbestos Abatement Puts More Families at Risk

As we approach the new year, many people start to come up with resolutions or general plans of what they hope to accomplish in…

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