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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 July 9, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Statistics: 2018 Guide

Mesothelioma statistics are always changing, and understanding the most recent mesothelioma information can help patients and their loved ones make more informed decisions about…

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Awareness May 24, 2018 MAAC Staff

Cancer-Fighting Recipes

From red wine and berry smoothies to tomatoes and garlic, there are many foods that are thought to help prevent cancer, and in some…

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Awareness May 16, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Risk Factors

Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive type of cancer that has a very poor prognosis. There is no cure, and on average, patients diagnosed with…

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Awareness April 26, 2018 MAAC Staff

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 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…

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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…

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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…

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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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