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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 September 25, 2019 MAAC Staff

Celebrating the 16th Annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Each year, September 26 is recognized as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. It was first established in 2004 by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, with the…

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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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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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Awareness November 15, 2017 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma vs. Lung Cancer: What to Know

Often times, people confuse mesothelioma for a form of lung cancer because the most common type, pleural mesothelioma, affects the lungs. Though at a…

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Awareness September 20, 2017 MAAC Staff

How the World Trade Center Health Program Can Help Mesothelioma Patients

Last week, the nation honored the anniversary of the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001. In the aftermath, countless first responders, police,…

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Awareness September 11, 2016 MAAC Staff

How 9/11 May Still Be Causing Deaths Through Mesothelioma

The events of September 11, 2001 shocked not only those of us in the United States, but many throughout the world as well. But…

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Awareness 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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