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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.

Legal June 6, 2018 MAAC Staff
are settlements taxable?

Are Settlements Taxable? A Brief Guide

The entire legal process from first filing a claim to finally receiving a jury verdict or settlement can sometimes seem like it drags on…

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Treatment May 31, 2018 MAAC Staff
Immunotherapy Cellular Level

How Does Immunotherapy Work?

Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive cancer with poor prognosis. Cancer research and clinical trials continue to analyze new treatment methods to offer patients to…

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Awareness April 26, 2018 MAAC Staff
I have mesothelioma, now what?

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
personalized cancer vaccine

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
best cancer treatment centers

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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Treatment February 28, 2018 MAAC Staff
mesothelioma life expectancy without treatment

Mesothelioma Life Expectancy Without Treatment

For many rare diseases, mesothelioma included, patients face a rather poor prognosis. This dilemma often hinges on the fact that it’s difficult to diagnose…

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Community January 25, 2018 MAAC Staff
Gordon Meek battles pleural mesothelioma

Tracy Meek Remembers Her Father’s Battle with Pleural Mesothelioma

The United Kingdom is among the dozens of countries that have fully banned asbestos. Though the nation enacted the ban in 1999, mesothelioma and…

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Awareness January 11, 2018 MAAC Staff
mesothelioma survival rate

7 Things to Know about Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Looking at isolated statistics, like mesothelioma survival rates, can be disheartening, and don’t paint the whole picture for how long someone diagnosed can expect…

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