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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.

Treatment February 8, 2018 MAAC Staff

Cancer Cure Myths: Anti-Cancer Foods, Colloidal Silver & Essiac Tea

The truth of the matter is researchers have yet to find a cure for cancer. Though there are many ongoing efforts around the world…

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Treatment February 1, 2018 MAAC Staff

Treating Mesothelioma: Chemotherapy Success Rate

Depending on the stage and type of mesothelioma, chemotherapy has been a standard treatment option for many years. Even with continued research into emerging…

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Treatment January 18, 2018 MAAC Staff

What to do After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

After receiving any diagnosis, it’s understandable to go into overdrive. Some people want to know everything they can about the disease and their prognosis,…

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Treatment January 4, 2018 MAAC Staff

How to be Proactive in the Quality and Safety of Your Cancer Care

Cancer treatment is very complex, entailing more than a few doctor’s visits and some prescribed medications. Patients typically work with a whole medical team…

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Treatment December 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Off-Label Drug Use in Treating Mesothelioma

Whenever we get sick, we hope to be prescribed the leading approved medicine for whatever ailment we’re facing. But for some diseases, especially more…

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Treatment October 18, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Potential of Immunotherapy with Chemotherapy or Radiation for Mesothelioma

Chemotherapy, surgery and radiation have been the standard tools for treating all kinds of cancer for many years. In the recent past, however, immunotherapy…

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Treatment August 31, 2017 MAAC Staff

Multidisciplinary Cancer Care: The Benefits of a Tumor Board

In the face of any challenge needing problem-solving, more often than not we realize two (or more) heads are better than one. Having another…

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Treatment August 11, 2017 MAAC Staff

Travel and Long-Term Lodging Guide for Cancer Patients

We all know cancer is expensive. Considering the typical cancer drug costs more than double an average person’s annual income for just one year…

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