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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 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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Treatment 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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Treatment 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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Asbestos 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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Treatment March 29, 2017 MAAC Staff

Robotic-Assisted Surgery and What It Means for Cancer

Advancing technology has always been an important aspect of healthcare, and in some cases, these developments are changing our approach. Wearable technology has become…

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Treatment March 23, 2017 MAAC Staff

Cancer Moonshot Project Update: The NCI Formulary & Other Milestones

In the last year, there have been a lot of exciting advancements in cancer research. The Cancer Moonshot Initiative, led by former Vice President…

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Treatment 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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Asbestos March 2, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in Schools: What You Should Know

When we send our kids off to school every day, the first thing on our minds probably isn’t the environmental dangers they may be…

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