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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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Treatment February 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

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

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

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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Treatment December 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Off-Label Drug Use in Treating Mesothelioma

Whenever we get sick, we hope to be prescribed the leading approved medicine for whatever ailment we’re facing. But for some diseases, especially more…

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Asbestos November 29, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos Products: Toys, Makeup, Talcum Powder & More Contaminated by the Toxin

We often hear about historic or legacy uses of asbestos, since the mineral was used so heavily in the past. Asbestos made its way…

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