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The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance 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 info@mesothelioma.com.

Upcoming Events

National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, more than 44 million people in the United States are caring for a loved one with a disability or disease. This month honors those people for their contributions and helps find new ways to help caregivers provide the best care possible. For more information, please visit the organization's site via the link below.

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer accounts for more than a quarter of all cancer deaths and is a leading killer among both men and women. International non-profit lung cancer organizations, including the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), are working together to share survivor stories, support families and caregivers, and promote continued research and medical breakthroughs.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo

American Public Health Association's APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals. More than 12,000 people attend, and thousands of new abstracts are presented each year, making APHA 2018 the most influential meeting in public health. For more information, please visit the APHA's conference site via the link below.

  • When: 11/10/2018 - 11/14/2018
  • Where: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
  • More Info: Event Page
Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is an annual event held on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving in the U.S. Building off the excitement of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday encourages people to support their local and national charities throughout the holiday season. For more information, please visit the Giving Tuesday site via the link below.

National Council for Occupational Safety and Health Conference (COSH) 2018

National Council for Occupational Safety and Health Conference (COSH) 2018

Each year, the National Conference on Worker Safety and Health (COSH) brings together an inclusive and diverse group of people to address several common goals, including worker empowerment, reducing on-the-job injuries and deaths, and making workplaces safer. For more information, please visit the National COSH’s conference site via the link below.

  • When: 12/4/2018 - 12/6/2018
  • Where: Maritime Center - Baltimore, MD
  • More Info: Event Page
British Thoracic Oncology Group’s Annual Conference

British Thoracic Oncology Group’s Annual Conference

This is the BTOG’s 17th annual conference and brings together speakers and attendees from around the world. Previous topics covered during the three-day event include respiratory medicine, immunotherapy, mesothelioma, translational oncology, and radiotherapy. For further information, please visit the BTOG's website via the link below.

  • When: 1/23/2019 - 1/25/2019
  • Where: Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin
  • More Info: Event Page

Past Events

7th Annual 5K Walk for Mesothelioma

7th Annual 5K Walk for Mesothelioma

Remember the Fallen, Honor the Brave, Fight for the Cure! The 7th annual 5K Walk for Mesothelioma will be held at the Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, and funds raised will go toward mesothelioma research at the PMC’s Punch Worthington Lab at UCLA and the Pacific Mesothelioma Center. The event begins with a walk, followed by a catered lunch, vendors, an opportunity drawing, and more.

  • When: 10/21/2018
  • Where: Agoura Hills, CA
  • More Info: Event Page
International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma - New York City

International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma - New York City

The Meso Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma is the Foundation’s annual conference geared to attendees from all walks of life, including patients and their families, advocates, medical professionals, and those who have lost loved ones to mesothelioma. This is the second of two symposiums being held in 2018. For more information, please visit the event page below.

  • When: 10/5/2018
  • Where: Marriott New York East Side, New York, NY
  • More Info: Event Page
Union for International Cancer Control 2018 World Cancer Congress

Union for International Cancer Control 2018 World Cancer Congress

The World Cancer Congress is a biennial event and initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), supporting the organisation's purpose statement 'to unite the cancer community, reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity and integrate cancer into the world's health and development agenda'. For more information, please visit the UICC’s conference site via the link below.

  • When: 10/1/2018 - 10/4/2018
  • Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • More Info: Event Page
A Day of Hope & Remembrance

A Day of Hope & Remembrance

Since 2002, the International Mesothelioma Program (IMP) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston has worked to address the global rise in incidences of mesothelioma. “A Day of Hope & Remembrance” is a memorial service for those who have lost their fight with mesothelioma. For more information, please visit the IMP’s event page via the link below.

  • When: 9/30/2018
  • Where: Boston, MA
  • More Info: Event Page
8th International Symposium on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

8th International Symposium on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

This one-day symposium organized by Robert B. Cameron, MD, Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Mesothelioma Program, will be held at the UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center located at 425 Westwood Plaza and is intended for experts who want to learn more about mesothelioma treatments and share their experiences. Participants will learn about the roles surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy play in a multidisciplinary treatment program, among other topics. Continuing medical education credits also offered. For more information about the event, please visit the link below.

  • When: 9/29/2018
  • Where: Los Angeles, CA
  • More Info: Event Page

Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

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