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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 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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Asbestos 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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Asbestos April 19, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

It’s easy to think that we’re safe from pollution indoors. After all, we don’t see smoke stacks releasing dark plumes of smoke indoors, so…

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Asbestos April 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Global Asbestos Awareness Week: Education is the Key to Prevention

Years ago, asbestos was praised as a miracle mineral. It appeared to solve a construction need for fire and heat-resistant materials. The mineral’s durability…

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Awareness 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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Awareness 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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Awareness February 21, 2017 MAAC Staff

5 Ways to Prevent Cancer in Women

This article is part of a series during National Cancer Prevention Month to provide information about ways to reduce the risk of developing cancer.…

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Awareness February 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

National Cancer Prevention Month: Environmental Factors That Can Cause Cancer

During National Cancer Prevention Month in February, the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is partnering with other cancer organizations and individuals to spread awareness…

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