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How Do Cancer Cells Develop?

Each day, doctors and research and health organizations are working to better understand the development process of cancer. By understanding how a disease develops, doctors and researchers can create more targeted treatment protocols for patients.

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Advocate of the Month - September 2014

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Hana Haatainen-Caye for contributing as our September Advocate of the Month. Hana is a writer, speaker, and voice-over talent who spreads her passion for green living on her blog Green Grandma. Today, she shares her story of how asbestos and mesothelioma have played a part in her life. Read and share

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The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance site is a comprehensive resource for mesothelioma patients and caregivers. Click below to learn more.

What is Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma?

A wealth of background on this rare disease including its causes and treatment options.

Common Symptoms

Common Symptoms

Information on common symptoms and what to look for if you suspect you were exposed to asbestos.

Treatment Options

Treatment Options

Learn about available treatment options including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

Get Support / Give Support

Check out our patient and caregiver resources and learn how your voice can make a difference by promoting cancer awareness in our online community.

For the patient

For The Patient »

Our comprehensive treatment guide can help you begin your journey after diagnosis.

For the caregiver

For The Caregiver »

Helpful tools including books to read and cancer support services.

How Can I Help?

How Can I Help »

Steps on how to become our advocate of the month and share your story with our community.

Read Survivor Stories

Read Survivor Stories

The MCA blog features the personal journeys of survivors and caregivers in our community.

Common Legal Questions

Common Legal Questions

Answers to your most common legal questions.

Advocate of the Month

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As an active member of our community, Amy increases cancer awareness by:

  • Sharing our content
  • Retweeting our messages
  • Blogging about our cause

Add your voice to our network and you could be next month’s star advocate.

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