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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 24, 2019 MAAC Staff

FDA Approves Mesothelioma Treatment After Groundbreaking Study Results

Mesothelioma research focuses on developing new diagnostic tools that will help accurately diagnose mesothelioma cancer sooner, while also searching for a cure. There is…

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Asbestos May 3, 2019 MAAC Staff

New EPA Rule Further Limits Asbestos, Falls Short of a Ban

A total of 66 nations around the world have banned asbestos so far. The toxin is known to cause aggressive cancers like malignant mesothelioma,…

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Treatment February 13, 2019 MAAC Staff

Study Finds Apatinib Could Treat Recurrent or Unresponsive Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma cancer is difficult to treat, as it often is not properly diagnosed until the later stages of disease. Mesothelioma also frequently recurs after…

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Asbestos October 12, 2018 MAAC Staff

5 Things to Know About Secondary Asbestos Exposure

Exposure to asbestos fibers is the only known cause of mesothelioma cancer. Any amount of asbestos exposure is considered dangerous, even for those who…

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Asbestos September 11, 2018 MAAC Staff

Asbestos, Other Toxins, Still Taking Lives 17 Years After 9/11

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Americans were gripped by the scenes unfolding in New York on television, the radio, and right in…

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Asbestos June 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Asbestos Removal?

If your home was built before 1980, there‚Äôs a chance the materials used in its construction contain asbestos. Once lauded for its fire-resistance, asbestos…

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Legal June 14, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Compensation Options for Patients and Families

Cancer is a huge expense in the United States, with some recent reports estimating expenses of over $173 billion on cancer care by 2020.…

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Legal June 6, 2018 MAAC Staff

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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