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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 impacted by COVID-19. Check back for updates.

Upcoming Events

Safe + Sound Week

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is hosting its annual August event, Safe + Sound Week. This event will focus on the successes of business safety over the past year, while presenting ideas for improved worker safety. Topics will range from hazards and concerns to sustainability and health. Anyone is welcome to participate in keeping workers safe across America. Last year, the event saw participation from more than 3,400 businesses.

When: 8/9/2021 – 8/15/2021

Where: Everywhere

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Mayo Clinic Updates in CAR-T Cell Therapy 2021 - LIVESTREAM

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The Mayo Clinic is hosting a course dedicated to CAR-T cell therapy, a promising form of immunotherapy. The two-day course will teach interested physicians, nurses and other health care professionals about the treatment, management of patients receiving CAR-T cell therapy and more.

When: 8/26/2021 – 8/27/2021

Where: Virtual event

More Info: Event Page

World Conference on Lung Cancer


The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is hosting the world’s largest conference on lung cancer and thoracic oncology. With more than 300 talks, experts will present information about the newest education, research and science related to lung conditions. There will also be exhibits and additional resources for action and prevention.

When: 9/8/2021 – 9/14/2021

Where: Virtual event

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National Assisted Living Week®

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Created by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), this annual event celebrates the valuable support assisted living provides to its members. The theme for 2021 is “Compassion, Community, Caring.” Individuals can get involved by checking with the local assisted living communities for events throughout the week. Many are offering events and activities to recognize these facilities and staff.

When: 9/12/2021 – 9/18/2021

Where: Everywhere

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

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The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is hosting its annual conference. Friday will be the first annual “Art, Advocacy, and Shared Stories” film festival. Saturday will offer the traditional conference, with academic information and an awards ceremony. Topics will include treatment, medical advancements, diagnosis information, prevention and efforts to enact a global asbestos ban.

When: 9/17/2021 – 9/18/2021

Where: Virtual event

More Info: Event Page

Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

The 18th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day will take place on 9/26. It was first established by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (the Meso Foundation) in 2004. Individuals can get involved by wearing blue and sharing pictures on social media to raise awareness for mesothelioma and show support for those affected by it. Fundraising events can also be found locally and virtually nationwide. The funds can go towards patient support, research, treatment and disease prevention. Informational resources are also available for further education about mesothelioma and asbestos.

When: 9/26/2021

Where: Everywhere

More Info: Event Page

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