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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.

Survivors September 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

Long-Term Mesothelioma Survivor Stephen Henley Shares His Journey

The United Kingdom implemented a full ban on asbestos in 1999, but the toxin is still causing trouble for residents today. Despite a ban,…

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Survivors July 5, 2017 MAAC Staff

What Is Cancer Remission?

“You’re in remission” is among the best news you can hear as a cancer patient. It makes the hard decisions, the challenges of treatment,…

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Survivors June 7, 2017 MAAC Staff

Janet Stanton Schnitzer Remembers Her Father’s Mesothelioma Battle

Walter Stanton can be remembered as a hard worker and huge family man. He was dedicated to his work as a machinist and served…

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Survivors May 17, 2017 MAAC Staff

Kristin Lamprecht Tells Her Father’s Mesothelioma Story

Kristin Lamprecht remembers her dad, Rudy, as an avid bike rider and serious family man. “He was a wonderful dad, and was well loved…

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Survivors March 16, 2017 MAAC Staff

How an Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Saved Mesothelioma Patient Mavis Nye

Mesothelioma is a notoriously difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Because this rare cancer often isn’t discovered until it has already progressed to a…

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Awareness 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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Survivors January 24, 2017 MAAC Staff

Cindy Zody Shares Her Father’s Mesothelioma Story

I lost my dad to mesothelioma on June 12, 2016. He was diagnosed in March of that year. I had heard of mesothelioma before…

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Survivors January 17, 2017 MAAC Staff

A Daughter’s Fight to Save Her Mother from Mesothelioma

Sharon Jones lives in Auckland, New Zealand, and works at a family-owned seed company that sells corn and grass seed locally and exports around…

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