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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.

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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Community October 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

How New Technology Can Detect Cancer in Just Seconds

Diagnosing cancer or identifying all the cancerous tissue during surgery can be a lengthy process. In general, a biopsy is the only clear way…

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Community October 5, 2017 MAAC Staff

Dr. Mansfield Explains the Importance of Clinical Trials for Mesothelioma Research

Dr. Aaron Mansfield, a translational scientist at the Mayo Clinic and Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, first became interested in studying immunology before he…

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Community January 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

Telling Family and Friends You Have Cancer

Telling your family members and close friends that you have been diagnosed with cancer can be a difficult experience on many levels. Merely trying…

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Community November 21, 2016 MAAC Staff

The Challenges of Long-Distance Cancer Caregiving

This post is part of our series on caregiving for National Family Caregivers Month in November. Check out our previous post on caregiving tips…

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Community October 4, 2016 MAAC Staff

Caregiving Tips from Caregivers

There’s no doubt about it: Caregiving can be extremely difficult. Not only do you need to attend to the needs of the person under…

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