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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 April 1, 2021 MAAC Staff
COVID-19 Impacts Cancer Patients Seeking Care

COVID-19 Impacts Cancer Patients Seeking Care

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the virus has been a threat to cancer patients. Elderly cancer patients are among the most at risk of…

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Community December 3, 2020 MAAC Staff
Mesothelioma Caregiver

Caring for a Loved One With Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma patients often rely on a loved one as their primary caregiver. There are several aspects individuals should consider when becoming a caregiver. Mesothelioma…

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Community November 19, 2020 MAAC Staff
Celebrating Holidays With a Cancer Diagnosis

Celebrating Holidays With a Cancer Diagnosis

The 2020 holiday season looks different for many people. As coronavirus cases increase in many parts of the United States, people are making changes…

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Community September 10, 2020 MAAC Staff
What to say when someone dies of cancer

Offering Condolences After A Cancer Death: What to Say and Not to Say

It is often difficult to find the right words to say when someone passes away due to cancer. There is nothing to say that…

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Community August 5, 2020 MAAC Staff
COVID-19 Impact on Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Patients

Four Ways COVID-19 Has Impacted Lung Cancer Patients

Because COVID-19 is a lung illness, patients with existing lung conditions are more susceptible to coronavirus complications. This includes lung cancer patients and pleural…

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Community July 30, 2020 MAAC Staff
Photo showing several precaution measure: face mask and hand sanitzer

6 Things Mesothelioma Patients Should Know About COVID-19

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe symptoms. People with compromised immune or respiratory systems are among the most at…

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Community January 25, 2018 MAAC Staff
Gordon Meek battles pleural mesothelioma

Tracy Meek Remembers Her Father’s Battle with Pleural Mesothelioma

The United Kingdom is among the dozens of countries that have fully banned asbestos. Though the nation enacted the ban in 1999, mesothelioma and…

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Community October 12, 2017 MAAC Staff
MasSpec Pen

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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