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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.

Treatment June 24, 2019 MAAC Staff

FDA Approves Mesothelioma Treatment After Groundbreaking Study Results

Mesothelioma research focuses on developing new diagnostic tools that will help accurately diagnose mesothelioma cancer sooner, while also searching for a cure. There is…

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Treatment February 13, 2019 MAAC Staff

Study Finds Apatinib Could Treat Recurrent or Unresponsive Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma cancer is difficult to treat, as it often is not properly diagnosed until the later stages of disease. Mesothelioma also frequently recurs after…

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Treatment May 31, 2018 MAAC Staff

How Does Immunotherapy Work?

Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive cancer with poor prognosis. Cancer research and clinical trials continue to analyze new treatment methods to offer patients to…

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Treatment April 18, 2018 MAAC Staff

How Personalized Cancer Vaccines Can Treat Mesothelioma

Immunotherapy has become a key aspect of cancer research in recent years, though there is still a lot of work ahead to truly unlock…

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Treatment April 11, 2018 MAAC Staff

5 Best Cancer Treatment Centers in the U.S.

When facing a cancer diagnosis, one of the most important decisions you can make is where to go for treatment. Choosing an oncologist and…

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Treatment February 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Life Expectancy Without Treatment

For many rare diseases, mesothelioma included, patients face a rather poor prognosis. This dilemma often hinges on the fact that it’s difficult to diagnose…

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Treatment December 6, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Off-Label Drug Use in Treating Mesothelioma

Whenever we get sick, we hope to be prescribed the leading approved medicine for whatever ailment we’re facing. But for some diseases, especially more…

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Treatment October 18, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Potential of Immunotherapy with Chemotherapy or Radiation for Mesothelioma

Chemotherapy, surgery and radiation have been the standard tools for treating all kinds of cancer for many years. In the recent past, however, immunotherapy…

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