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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 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 February 14, 2018 MAAC Staff

Malignant Mesothelioma Cytology & Histology: What to Know

Receiving a mesothelioma diagnosis, or any cancer diagnosis for that matter, is more complex than simply knowing the basic type you have. In addition…

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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 25, 2017 MAAC Staff

Get Involved on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This September 26th marks the 13th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day! It’s a day for patients and their loved ones, survivors, advocates, doctors, and organizations…

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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 February 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

World Cancer Day in the Eyes of Cancer Survivors

Tomorrow, February 4th, the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is participating in World Cancer Day. In addition to continuing our ongoing efforts to inform…

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Awareness November 17, 2016 MAAC Staff

Observe National Family Caregivers Month with These Tips from Caregivers

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and since care provided by family members is a big part of the lives of many mesothelioma patients,…

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