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Health & Wellness February 14, 2017 MAAC Staff

Genetic Testing for Cancer: Pros and Cons

A cancer diagnosis comes with an overwhelming amount of decisions to make, from treatment paths to specialist selections. Now, thanks to exceedingly rapid advancements…

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Health & Wellness 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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Health & Wellness February 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

World Cancer Day in the Eyes of Cancer Survivors

Tomorrow, February 4th, the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is participating in World Cancer Day. In addition to continuing our ongoing efforts to inform…

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Health & Wellness January 30, 2017 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center Supports National Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center (MAA) is working in conjunction with cancer patients, advocates, specialists, clinics,…

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Health & Wellness January 26, 2017 MAAC Staff

5 Types of Products That Still Contain Asbestos

A lot of people think that asbestos is banned – but they are wrong! Today, certain products made or imported into the United States…

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Health & Wellness January 19, 2017 MAAC Staff

Is Asbestos Exposure on the Rise – or Are We Just More Aware?

Almost every day it seems like there are more and more stories of asbestos exposure coming out in the news. In addition to the…

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Health & Wellness January 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in Drinking Water: What It Means and Why It Matters

Residents of the small South Texas town of Devine recently received a disturbing letter informing them that asbestos levels in their drinking water were…

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Health & Wellness December 5, 2016 MAAC Staff

5 Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Mesothelioma Patients

The holidays are traditionally a time spent with family and friends while enjoying great food.  Treasured recipes, special dishes, and holiday specific cuisines carry…

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