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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.

Awareness May 16, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Risk Factors

Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive type of cancer that has a very poor prognosis. There is no cure, and on average, patients diagnosed with…

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Community May 10, 2018 MAAC Staff

Gifts for Cancer Patients Who Are Mothers

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and children are looking to find the perfect gift for mom. This can be a particularly difficult…

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Community May 3, 2018 MAAC Staff

Things to Say to Someone Whose Loved One Died of Cancer

When speaking to someone dealing with the loss of a loved one due to cancer, it can be impossible to find the perfect thing…

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Awareness April 26, 2018 MAAC Staff

I Have Mesothelioma, Now What?

A cancer diagnosis often comes with little warning, and unfortunately about half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States…

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Treatment April 18, 2018 MAAC Staff

How Personalized Cancer Vaccines Can Treat Mesothelioma

Immunotherapy has become a key aspect of cancer research in recent years, though there is still a lot of work ahead to truly unlock…

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Treatment April 11, 2018 MAAC Staff

5 Best Cancer Treatment Centers in the U.S.

When facing a cancer diagnosis, one of the most important decisions you can make is where to go for treatment. Choosing an oncologist and…

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Community April 4, 2018 MAAC Staff

How to Talk to Kids About Cancer

Opening up about a cancer diagnosis to loved ones is an exceptionally difficult experience, especially when trying to talk to your children. Whether it’s…

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Asbestos March 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

How to Identify Asbestos: A Brief Guide

In its heyday, asbestos was used in thousands of products and materials across many industries like construction, shipbuilding and automotive. Though today the mineral…

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