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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 Cancer Research Month

National Cancer Research Month

Every May, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) along with other organizations raise awareness for National Cancer Research Month. Throughout the month, the AACR and cancer organizations throughout the country highlight the advancements that have already been made in diagnosing and treating different types of cancer, as well as promoting the need for continued funding and research to get closer to a cure.

  • When: May 2019
  • Where: Nationwide
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2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is hosting their annual meeting to bring together experts in the oncology field to share the latest research, technology, and advancements. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in various presentations, forums, and workshops to collaborate with other world-renowned doctors and scientists in the field.

  • When: 5/31/2019 - 6/4/2019
  • Where: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
  • More Info: Event Page
The Society of Interventional Oncology Annual Scientific Meeting

The Society of Interventional Oncology Annual Scientific Meeting

The SIO Annual Scientific Meeting will be hosting sessions and workshops on new technology in the medical field and how it can best be used in oncology. The meeting focuses on a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer care, bringing together medical professionals from around the world to collaborate and share knowledge. Attendees can expect panel discussions, lectures, and the latest information in translational and clinical research.

  • When: 6/8/2019 - 6/11/2019
  • Where: Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center, Boston, MA
  • More Info: Event Page
2019 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting

2019 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting

The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer is hosting their annual meeting for professionals and researchers in all cancer fields to share their knowledge and collaborate on supportive care methods for different types of cancer. Among the discussions, participants can attend talks around new treatments and technologies to better manage the symptoms and side effects of cancer itself and cancer treatments, economic impacts of cancer care, and more.

  • When: 6/21/2019 - 6/23/2019
  • Where: San Francisco, CA
  • More Info: Event Page
Environmental Carcinogenesis: Potential Pathway to Cancer Prevention

Environmental Carcinogenesis: Potential Pathway to Cancer Prevention

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is hosting a cancer prevention conference with conference chairs from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. The goal of the conference is to discuss and help determine approaches to better prevent cancer from environmental factors. The conference will feature discussions around reviewing the impacts of environmental toxins that can lead to cancer, causes and advancement of cancer, and outlining steps to better preventive care.

  • When: 6/22/2019 - 6/24/2019
  • Where: The Westin Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
  • More Info: Event Page
The 7th International Conference on Advances in Hematology & Oncology (ICAHO19)

The 7th International Conference on Advances in Hematology & Oncology (ICAHO19)

ICAH019 is being held in downtown Seattle as an opportunity for clinical practitioners to share knowledge and collaborate on the latest advancements in hematology and oncology. The meeting will feature discussions on new and emerging treatments, managing side effects of treatments, information on counseling for cancer patients, and more.

  • When: 6/29/2019 - 6/30/2019
  • Where: Crowne Plaza Downtown, Seattle, WA
  • More Info: Event Page
Integrative Molecular Epidemiology: Bridging Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine

Integrative Molecular Epidemiology: Bridging Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine

Cancer researchers from prestigious institutions like the Moffitt Cancer Center and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will help lead discussions around cancer biology and epidemiology and how that can improve personalized cancer care for patients. The conference will host workshops around clinical trials, analysis of data, and hands-on sessions for medical students seeking to become future cancer researchers.

  • When: 7/15/2019 - 7/19/2019
  • Where: Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA
  • More Info: Event Page
Immune Cell Therapies for Cancer

Immune Cell Therapies for Cancer

The AACR Special Conference on Immune Cell Therapies for Cancer in San Francisco is hosted by co-conference chairs from Stanford University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Discussions will focus on the successes and challenges of immunotherapy treatments and the latest research in the field, facilitating collaborations between researchers, doctors, and clinicians from around the world.

  • When: 7/19/2019 - 7/22/2019
  • Where: San Francisco, CA
  • More Info: Event Page
The 20th Annual International Lung Cancer Congress

The 20th Annual International Lung Cancer Congress

The 20th Annual International Lung Cancer Congress is an opportunity for international experts to share their knowledge and perspective around the latest lung cancer therapies, including recent data on targeted therapies, immunotherapy, surgery, and radiation techniques. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend lectures, panel discussions, multidisciplinary tumor board meetings, and participate in Q&A sessions.

  • When: 7/25/2019 - 7/27/2019
  • Where: Huntington Beach, CA
  • More Info: Event Page

Past Events

2019 MSK Cardio-Oncology Symposium

2019 MSK Cardio-Oncology Symposium

Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is hosting their 2019 Cardio-Oncology Symposium for all health professionals in hematology, oncology, radiation oncology, and more related specialties. The symposium will focus on the latest cancer treatments and technologies with a particular focus on the management of treatment for cardiovascular issues in cancer patients. The symposium will feature numerous presentations around these clinical topics and more, as well as a learning lab.

  • When: 5/17/2019 - 5/18/2019
  • Where: Rockefeller Research Laboratories, New York, NY
  • More Info: Event Page
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

NAOSH Week was first launched in 1997, highlighting the need for employers, employees, and the public to work together to promote safety and health in the workplace and beyond. Throughout the week, the public can participate in different events like educational forums, safety fairs, and more to bring attention to different occupational hazards and diseases, like asbestos and mesothelioma.

  • When: 5/5/2019 - 5/11/2019
  • Where: Nationwide
  • More Info: Event Page
2nd Surgical Oncology Advanced Practitioner Conference

2nd Surgical Oncology Advanced Practitioner Conference

MD Anderson Cancer Center is hosting their second conference geared toward fostering collaboration and innovation in surgical oncology. The conference will include over 40 lectures around the management of different solid-tumor diseases, as well as several interactive workshops.

  • When: 4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019
  • Where: Houston, Texas
  • More Info: Event Page
Tucson Symposium 2019

Tucson Symposium 2019

The Tucson Symposium invites global cancer experts to discuss the latest research in immunology, tumor heterogeneity, translational medicine, diagnostic techniques, and more. The symposium will include various lectures on these topics and allow for global collaboration among pathologists, oncologists, and researchers.

  • When: 4/9/2019 - 4/10/2019
  • Where: El Conquistador Tucson, Arizona
  • More Info: Event Page
Global Asbestos Awareness Week

Global Asbestos Awareness Week

The Asbestos Disease & Awareness Organization is launching the 15th annual, week-long event to raise awareness for asbestos and its dangers and help advocate for a global asbestos ban. As part of the advocacy event, the ADAO will also host the Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference in Washington, D.C. from April 5th to April 7th. Please visit the event page for more information.

  • When: 4/1/2019 - 4/7/2019
  • Where: Nationwide
  • More Info: Event Page

Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Annette Charlevois

Patient Support Coordinator

Annette Charlevois
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