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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.

Patient Support June 21, 2017 MAAC Staff

Peritoneal Cancer Index: What it Means for Mesothelioma Patients

Cancer in the abdomen, or peritoneal cancer, is very rare. It occurs when cancer cells develop on the peritoneum, the thin cell lining of…

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Patient Support May 24, 2017 MAAC Staff

Coping with High Costs of Cancer

The cost of cancer treatment has been making headlines for years. Cancer drugs are notoriously expensive, and unfortunately the cost is only likely to…

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Patient Support March 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Value of Getting a Second Opinion for Your Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is life changing. You’re likely experiencing a wide array of emotions, on top of an overwhelming number of questions. It’s…

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Patient Support 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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Patient Support February 16, 2017 MAAC Staff

When to Consider Hospice Care for Cancer Patients

For patients with a terminal illness such as mesothelioma cancer, there may come a time when efforts to slow the disease or halt its…

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Patient Support 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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Patient Support January 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

Why Compensation for Mesothelioma Patients Is Necessary

When it comes to mesothelioma, many people are aware of it only through late-night commercials from law firms. “Have you been exposed to asbestos?”…

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Patient Support November 4, 2016 MAAC Staff

What to Know When Filing a Mesothelioma Claim

Mesothelioma is an extremely deadly form of cancer caused by asbestos – there is no dispute about that. In the vast majority of cases,…

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