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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

2019 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma

2019 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma

This multi-day event hosted by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF) brings together doctors, researchers, patients, and others to discuss the latest advancements and achievements in the mesothelioma community. To date, the organization has funded more than 100 studies through its research grant program. To find out more, please visit MARF's site via the link below.

  • When: 3/25/2019 - 3/27/2019
  • Where: Bethesda, MD
  • More Info: Event Page
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

The AACR is hosting their annual meeting that covers the latest cancer research, including translational medicine, preventive measures, cancer biology, and clinical trials. The meeting will include clinical trial spotlights, meet-the-expert sessions, and lectures on the latest advancements in cancer diagnostic methods and treatments.

  • When: 3/29/2019 - 4/3/2019
  • Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 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
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
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

Past Events

Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium

Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium

This three-day event hosted by radiation oncology society ASTRO is an educational meeting for students, radiation and clinical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, and other members of the treatment team. The meeting will feature discussions on new targeted therapies, immunotherapy, and new multidisciplinary therapies, to name a few. ASTRO also offers a virtual meeting, designed as a training and continuous learning tool for those who are unable to attend.

  • When: 3/14/2019 - 3/16/2019
  • Where: San Diego, California
  • More Info: Event Page
Clinical Application of CAR T Cells

Clinical Application of CAR T Cells

Memorial Sloan Kettering Research Center is hosting a two-day informational session about chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy, which is proving to be a promising new method in cancer treatment. The session will feature keynote speakers from Sloan Kettering, along with other experts in the field to discuss the fundamentals of cell therapies.

  • When: 3/14/2019 - 3/15/2019
  • Where: Zuckerman Research Center, New York, New York
  • More Info: Event Page
Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is held on the last day of February each year and raises support for the more than 7,000 rare diseases and disorders affecting 30 million Americans. Currently, 95% of rare diseases have no form of treatment available, making research and education paramount to addressing the problem.

  • When: February 28, 2019
  • Where: Worldwide
  • More Info: Event Page
Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium

Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium

Hosted by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this three-day meeting focuses on clinical research about the body’s own immune system as a defense against cancer. It will feature keynote lectures from immuno-oncology experts, as well as insights into the application of immunotherapy in lung cancers and other forms of cancer.

  • When: 2/28/2019 - 3/2/2019
  • Where: San Francisco, California
  • More Info: Event Page
World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

Each year, the world comes together to show its support for those battling cancer, and push governments around the world to continue looking for a cure. World Cancer Day also draws attention to the inequality of cancer deaths, as a majority of deaths today occur in developing countries around the globe.

  • When: February 4, 2019
  • Where: Worldwide
  • 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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