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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.

Legal June 6, 2018 MAAC Staff

Are Settlements Taxable? A Brief Guide

The entire legal process from first filing a claim to finally receiving a jury verdict or settlement can sometimes seem like it drags on…

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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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Awareness May 24, 2018 MAAC Staff

Cancer-Fighting Recipes

From red wine and berry smoothies to tomatoes and garlic, there are many foods that are thought to help prevent cancer, and in some…

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Awareness May 16, 2018 MAAC Staff

Mesothelioma Risk Factors

Mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive type of cancer that has a very poor prognosis. There is no cure, and on average, patients diagnosed with…

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Community May 10, 2018 MAAC Staff

Gifts for Cancer Patients Who Are Mothers

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and children are looking to find the perfect gift for mom. This can be a particularly difficult…

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Community May 3, 2018 MAAC Staff

Things to Say to Someone Whose Loved One Died of Cancer

When speaking to someone dealing with the loss of a loved one due to cancer, it can be impossible to find the perfect thing…

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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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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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