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In The Community July 19, 2016 MAAC Staff

Staying Safe from Asbestos After a Storm

Long before it was found to cause horrendous diseases like mesothelioma, asbestos was a favorite product used in homes, schools, office buildings, and even…

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In The Community July 14, 2016 MAAC Staff

Cancer Moonshot Infographic: Joe Biden’s Initiative

Over the last several months, Vice President Joe Biden has been ramping up his Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Originally announced last January in President Obama’s…

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Health & Wellness July 13, 2016 MAAC Staff

5 Myths and Misconceptions about Mesothelioma

Because mesothelioma is such a rare disease, it can sometimes be difficult to find accurate and reliable information about it. In a lot of…

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In The Community July 8, 2016 MAAC Staff

How Rose-Tinted Glasses Helped Wendy Holmes Survive Mesothelioma

Wendy Maureen Holmes describes herself as having “a very unique personality type.” “I live life with a permanent pair of ‘Rose Tinted Glasses,’” Wendy…

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Health & Wellness July 5, 2016 MAAC Staff

Liquid Biopsy: A New Way to Detect Cancer

When faced with the possibility of cancer, one of the steps in a lengthy diagnostic process is typically a biopsy. This often painful procedure…

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In The Community June 29, 2016 MAAC Staff

Awareness for Mesothelioma Needed More Than Ever: Remembering William Holzworth

Growing up in Orlando, Florida, Cheyanne Holzworth-Bany saw her father as her best friend. “He was my best friend, my confident, my biggest supporter and…

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News June 27, 2016 MAAC Staff

Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit

On June 29, Vice President Joe Biden will host a Cancer Moonshot Summit at the White House. The summit will be attended by various…

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Patient Support June 24, 2016 MAAC Staff

When Cancer Insurance Makes Sense (And When It Doesn’t)

If there is one disease that strikes dread in the hearts of many people, it is cancer.  Not only does it have a high…

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