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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.

Health & Wellness August 2, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Asbestos Abatement Procedures

Many of us see the charm in owning an older home. Maybe it was chosen for its character, the unique architectural design of years…

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Health & Wellness July 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

New Treatment Combination Gives Hope to Late-Stage Mesothelioma Patients

Patients facing late-stage mesothelioma often only have the option of palliative treatment. The aggressive disease has progressed too much for surgery or other curative…

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Health & Wellness June 28, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Importance of Respiratory Therapy

Breathing is a necessity of life. While we can survive for a time without food or water, we can’t survive long without breathing. But…

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Health & Wellness June 14, 2017 MAAC Staff

Things to Keep in Mind Before Joining a Clinical Trial

Every new cancer treatment and diagnostic method comes from years of research and testing. Through the different phases of clinical trials, researchers learn what…

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Health & Wellness June 1, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Potential of Immunotherapy for Mesothelioma

The immune system is often described as one of our greatest survival tools. It’s vital to fighting off dangers to our health, and an…

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Health & Wellness 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.…

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Health & Wellness May 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Handling Asbestos Abatement in Historic Homes

Historic homes can showcase a small piece of history, whether in its architecture and design or its role in a historic event or historical…

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Health & Wellness April 19, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

It’s easy to think that we’re safe from pollution indoors. After all, we don’t see smoke stacks releasing dark plumes of smoke indoors, so…

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