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 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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Health & Wellness 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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Health & Wellness February 28, 2017 MAAC Staff

Rare Disease Day Showcases Uncommon Cancers, Autoimmune Conditions and More

February 28 is Rare Disease Day – a day on which patients, advocates, and organizations across the world band together to share awareness about lesser…

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Health & Wellness February 23, 2017 MAAC Staff

5 Ways to Prevent Cancer in Men

This post is part of a National Cancer Prevention Month series that provide details about how to reduce the possibility of developing cancer. Older…

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Health & Wellness February 21, 2017 MAAC Staff

5 Ways to Prevent Cancer in Women

This article is part of a series during National Cancer Prevention Month to provide information about ways to reduce the risk of developing cancer.…

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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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Health & Wellness February 14, 2017 MAAC Staff

Genetic Testing for Cancer: Pros and Cons

A cancer diagnosis comes with an overwhelming amount of decisions to make, from treatment paths to specialist selections. Now, thanks to exceedingly rapid advancements…

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Health & Wellness February 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

National Cancer Prevention Month: Environmental Factors That Can Cause Cancer

During National Cancer Prevention Month in February, the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is partnering with other cancer organizations and individuals to spread awareness…

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