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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 December 2, 2016 MAAC Staff

Dealing with Caregiver Burnout

Over the past month, we’ve been sharing information from various family caregivers, including tips on caregiving and how to be a caregiver when you…

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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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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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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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Awareness September 21, 2016 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Awareness – Part 4: Building Your Support Community

On September 26, 2016, Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center will be participating in various Mesothelioma Awareness Day events. In preparation for the day, we…

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Community August 17, 2016 MAAC Staff

How Rising Cancer Costs Affect Mesothelioma Patients

The price of medicine in general is on the rise. In fact, health spending is projected to grow at a rate of 5.8% through…

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Community January 13, 2016 MAAC Staff

The Importance of Caregiver Contracts

Caregiving is something that affects many individuals as their loved ones come into a situation of needing full-time care. More often than not, children…

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Community November 30, 2015 MAAC Staff

Healing the Emotional Costs of Caregiving

There are an estimated 40 million Americans who take care of elderly or ill family members. It comes as no surprise that taking on…

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