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The latest in mesothelioma news, treatment, and advocacy.

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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Patient Support June 24, 2016 MAAC Staff

When Cancer Insurance Makes Sense (And When It Doesn’t)

If there is one disease that strikes dread in the hearts of many people, it is cancer.  Not only does it have a high…

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Patient Support March 23, 2016 MAAC Staff

Tips for Minimizing Chemotherapy Side Effects With Your Diet

One of the most common treatment therapies for cancer patients is chemotherapy. For mesothelioma patients, chemotherapy is also the most widely used treatment option.…

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Patient Support March 14, 2016 MAAC Staff

Coping With Cancer Recurrence

The American Cancer Society defines a cancer recurrence as “the return of cancer after treatment and after a period of time during which the…

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Patient Support January 27, 2016 MAAC Staff

What to Expect During Your Chemotherapy Treatment

While it can be a life-saving treatment option for patients diagnosed with cancer, the prospect of facing chemotherapy treatments for the first time is…

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