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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 March 21, 2018 MAAC Staff

Financial Help for Cancer Patients

After a cancer diagnosis, patients and their loved ones have many decisions to make about treatment and next steps. But for many, it’s not…

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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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Community November 8, 2017 MAAC Staff

Supporting Our Veterans With Improved Health Care Laws

Veterans Day, November 11th each year, marks the opportunity to celebrate and honor all of those who have served in our armed services. It’s…

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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 September 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Health Insurance for Cancer Treatment

Combing through health insurance policies is almost certainly not something you want to spend your afternoon doing. They tend to be lengthy, complicated, and…

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Community March 9, 2017 MAAC Staff

Finding Cancer Support Groups

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis takes a mental toll on both the patient and their family. It’s an overwhelming time with a rollercoaster of…

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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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