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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.

Awareness November 24, 2020 MAAC Staff
What Is the Purpose of Mesothelioma Commercials?

What Is the Purpose of Mesothelioma Commercials?

Mesothelioma commercials are an important part of raising mesothelioma awareness. However, law firms can only share so much information about this aggressive asbestos cancer…

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Awareness September 17, 2020 MAAC Staff
Mesothelioma in Young Adults

Is Mesothelioma in Young Adults Becoming More Common?

The average age for a pleural mesothelioma diagnosis is 72. Older men are often more likely to develop mesothelioma. Researchers predict this is from…

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Awareness September 3, 2020 MAAC Staff
Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2020

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2020

Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD) is September 26, 2020. This year is the 17th anniversary of the event. During MAD, supporters come together to spread…

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Awareness July 20, 2020 MAAC Staff
2020 Mesothelioma News Updates

What We’ve Missed: 2020 Mesothelioma-Related News

Many events have affected the mesothelioma community since the last post shared on our blog. Following our brief hiatus, we compiled a list of…

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Awareness September 25, 2019 MAAC Staff
Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2019

Celebrating the 16th Annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Each year, September 26 is recognized as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. It was first established in 2004 by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, with the…

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Awareness April 26, 2018 MAAC Staff
I have mesothelioma, now what?

I Have Mesothelioma, Now What?

A cancer diagnosis often comes with little warning, and unfortunately about half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States…

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Awareness January 11, 2018 MAAC Staff
mesothelioma survival rate

7 Things to Know about Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Looking at isolated statistics, like mesothelioma survival rates, can be disheartening, and don’t paint the whole picture for how long someone diagnosed can expect…

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Awareness November 15, 2017 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma vs. Lung Cancer: What to Know

Often times, people confuse mesothelioma for a form of lung cancer because the most common type, pleural mesothelioma, affects the lungs. Though at a…

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