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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.

Community October 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

How New Technology Can Detect Cancer in Just Seconds

Diagnosing cancer or identifying all the cancerous tissue during surgery can be a lengthy process. In general, a biopsy is the only clear way…

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Community October 5, 2017 MAAC Staff

Dr. Mansfield Explains the Importance of Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma Research

Dr. Aaron Mansfield, a translational scientist at the Mayo Clinic and Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, first became interested in studying immunology before he…

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Community September 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Health Insurance for Cancer Treatment

Combing through health insurance policies is almost certainly not something you want to spend your afternoon doing. They tend to be lengthy, complicated, and…

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Community August 17, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Advocate for Your Loved One with Cancer

Countless movies, sitcoms, books, and even everyday situations showcase the power of love and family. When facing a cancer diagnosis, support from loved ones…

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Community March 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

Finding Cancer Support Groups

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis takes a mental toll on both the patient and their family. It’s an overwhelming time with a rollercoaster of…

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Community January 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

Telling Family and Friends You Have Cancer

Telling your family members and close friends that you have been diagnosed with cancer can be a difficult experience on many levels. Merely trying…

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Community December 2, 2016 MAAC Staff

Dealing with Caregiver Burnout

Over the past month, we’ve been sharing information from various family caregivers, including tips on caregiving and how to be a caregiver when you…

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Community November 21, 2016 MAAC Staff

The Challenges of Long-Distance Cancer Caregiving

This post is part of our series on caregiving for National Family Caregivers Month in November. Check out our previous post on caregiving tips…

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