If you’re interested in getting involved in the community, check back often for updated events around the country dedicated to raising awareness, discussing the latest in research and environmental news, and more.
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|2017 ASTM Johnson Conference|
|When: July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017|
Where: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
The Johnson Conference has served as a forum for asbestos related issues since 1986. The conference will hold various sessions around issues like medical research, the risk evaluation of asbestos, regulatory measures, and more. For more information, visit the event page.
|Immunotherapy Patient Summit|
|When: August 5, 2017|
Where: JW Marriott Chicago
The Cancer Research Institute has organized several patient summits around the country to teach cancer patients, caregivers, and advocates about the basics of immunotherapy as well as the latest research and clinical trials. Medical experts and patients who underwent immunotherapy will hold discussions. Visit the event page to learn how you can attend.
|Kick Out Mesothelioma 5-Miler & 2.5 Mile Walk|
|When: September 1, 2017|
Where: Portland, ME
Join this walk or run event in memory of John W. Griffin, a Navy veteran, pipefitter and city councilor who passed away from mesothelioma in 2003. All proceeds from the event go to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. To learn more, visit the event page.
|Mesothelioma Awareness Day|
|When: September 26, 2017|
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation established Mesothelioma Awareness Day in 2004 to bring more attention and funding to this rare cancer. Different events and activities are held in honor of this day throughout the country. To learn more about how to get involved, visit the event page.