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The team at Mesothelioma.com 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

Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials 2020: A Virtual Experience

Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials Virtual Experience

The Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials will feature multiple streams of content for oncologists and industry leaders. Speakers will present on a variety of topics, including precision medicine, the benefits and challenges of integrating technology in clinical trials and COVID-19’s impact on oncology.

When: 7/15/2020

Where: Virtual event

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Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation Cancer Immunology Symposium

Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation Cancer Immunology Symposium

This inaugural symposium is hosted by the Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation and Mass General Cancer Center. The event will consist of panel discussions led by experienced faculty members, as well as small group sessions pairing trainees with mentors. Discussion topics will include discoveries in cancer immunology, how to create a research program and the future of the immunology field.

When: 7/20/2020 – 7/24/2020

Where: Gloucester, MA

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30th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews 2020

30th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews 2020

The Mayo Clinic is hosting its annual hematology and oncology review, bringing together oncologists, hematologists, scientists and researchers. The event program will focus on new clinical developments and research over the past year. Attendees will participate in interactive sessions and expert panels on new treatments, clinical management and more.

When: 7/30/2020 – 8/1/2020

Where: Fernandina Beach, FL

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12th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium

Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium

The Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium convenes oncology nurses from around the world. The event seeks to provide attendees with practical strategies and tools to improve patient outcomes. Participants will benefit from an intimate learning environment with the opportunity to learn from national and international oncology leaders.

When: 8/7/2020 – 8/8/2020

Where: Atlanta, GA

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2020 Midwest Radiation Oncology Symposium

University of Nebraska Midwest Radiation Symposium

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is hosting a radiation oncology symposium to provide education and training in radiation oncology, physics and biology. The event is intended for oncologists, oncology nurses, radiation therapists and others interested in learning more. Speakers will present information on the latest advancements in radiation therapy and best practices for an interdisciplinary approach.

*This event was previously scheduled for April 18 to April 19.

When: 8/22/2020 – 8/23/2020

Where: Omaha, NE

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29th International Conference on Cancer Research and Pharmacology

29th International Conference on Cancer Research and Pharmacology

This year’s conference is around the theme “Exploring the Challenges and Advancements in Cancer Research.” The event will bring together international cancer researchers, oncologists, scientists and more. Attendees can participate in sessions on tumor cell biology, cancer diagnosis and screening, cancer biomarkers and genomics in cancer, among others.

When: 8/26/2020 – 8/27/2020

Where: Chicago, IL

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Environmental Information Association National Conference and Exhibition

Environmental Information Association National Conference and Exhibition

The Environmental Information Association (EIA) is hosting a conference and exhibition focused on environmental and occupational health hazards. THE EIA focuses on identifying and handling environmental hazards, especially in buildings and structures, to improve the life expectancies and quality of life across the nation. Topics such as lead-based paint abatement, asbestos management and indoor air quality will be discussed at the conference with various learning sessions available.

*This event was previously scheduled for March 28 to April 1.

When: 9/15/2020 – 9/18/2020

Where: Seattle, WA

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Rare Disease Innovation and Partnership Summit 2020

EBD Group Rare Disease Innovation and Partnership Summit

The Rare Disease Summit will bring together patients, industry experts and policy makers to discuss the latest research and developments for rare diseases. Attendees will participate in sessions about global drug development, patient advocacy, the use of AI to help discover new treatments and more.

*This event was previously scheduled for June 24 to June 26.

When: 12/2/2020 – 12/4/2020

Where: Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

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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 to April 7.

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 to April 5.

When: Postponed – New dates TBD

Where: Washington, D.C.

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Annette Charlevois is a senior paralegal at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, helping patients find medical and legal resources.


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