Blog

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 February 14, 2018 MAAC Staff

Malignant Mesothelioma Cytology & Histology: What to Know

Receiving a mesothelioma diagnosis, or any cancer diagnosis for that matter, is more complex than simply knowing the basic type you have. In addition…

Read More
Awareness January 11, 2018 MAAC Staff

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…

Read More
Awareness December 28, 2017 MAAC Staff

Advancements in Mesothelioma Research in 2017

Like every year, 2017 was full of highs and lows. While asbestos made headlines for positives, like a ban in Brazil, advocates also saw…

Read More
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…

Read More
Awareness November 1, 2017 MAAC Staff

Changing the Stigma Around Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma has often been met by a great deal of confusion and skepticism, and has even become the unfortunate subject of running jokes on…

Read More
Awareness September 25, 2017 MAAC Staff

Get Involved on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This September 26th marks the 13th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day! It’s a day for patients and their loved ones, survivors, advocates, doctors, and organizations…

Read More
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,…

Read More
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.…

Read More