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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 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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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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Asbestos March 28, 2018 MAAC Staff

How to Identify Asbestos: A Brief Guide

In its heyday, asbestos was used in thousands of products and materials across many industries like construction, shipbuilding and automotive. Though today the mineral…

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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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Asbestos March 14, 2018 MAAC Staff

When Was Asbestos Banned? It Hasn’t Been

When people think of toxic substances and the resulting exposure, they often may think of radon, lead or even cigarette smoke. Asbestos may not…

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