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The team at has compiled a comprehensive list of events related to mesothelioma and asbestos across the United States and around the world. Our goal in promoting these events is to raise awareness about mesothelioma and to generate support for research to find a cure. If you have an event that you would like posted on this page, please email us at [email protected].

Mesothelioma events nationwide have been postponed due to COVID-19. Check back for updates.

Upcoming Events

9th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research

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This annual symposium is organized through a collaboration of many top cancer research organizations, including the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). This year’s theme is “Global Cancer Research and Control: Looking Back and Charting a Path Forward.” The symposium will bring together experts to discuss current trends and collaborate on advancing oncology research.

When: 3/10/2021 – 3/11/2021

Where: Virtual event

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European Lung Cancer Virtual Congress (ELCC 2021 Virtual)


The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is hosting a virtual congress on lung cancer and thoracic oncology. Global lung cancer specialists will lead 14 educational presentations and three keynote lectures on the standard of care and emerging treatments for mesothelioma, lung cancer screening, novel therapeutic approaches and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive virtual exhibition.

When: 3/25/2021 – 3/27/2021

Where: Virtual event

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International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s symposium brings together the mesothelioma community, including patients, caregivers, researchers and oncologists. Attendees can participate in one-on-one sessions with top mesothelioma doctors and learn about the latest treatment options. The symposium is also hosting a voluntary clinical trial that will analyze potential mesothelioma biomarkers in patient volunteers’ breath.

*This event was previously scheduled for April 6, 2020 to April 7, 2020.

When: Postponed – New dates TBD

Where: San Antonio, TX

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ADAO’s 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference

ADAO’s 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) hosts a conference every year, dedicated to asbestos awareness. Since 2005, there have been over 300 speakers with experts from 15 different countries. Individuals gather from around the world to discuss the efforts towards asbestos education, advocacy and awareness.

*This event was previously scheduled for April 3, 2020 to April 5, 2020.

When: Postponed – New dates TBD

Where: Washington, D.C.

More Info: Event Page

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