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  • Mesothelioma Patients May Find It’s the Simple Things They Can be Thankful For on Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving Day signifies the start of the winter holiday season, which often comes with parties and celebrations. For those dealing with mesothelioma, finding a reason to celebrate can be challenging. However, patients and their families may be surprised to find that when they sit down to come up with something, anything, to be thankful for …

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    Posted on Thursday, Nov 27, 2014
  • $10,000 College Scholarship Contest

    The third annual MesotheliomaHelp essay scholarship contest will begin accepting entries September 1. The scholarship offers $10,000 to U.S. college students through an essay contest about mesothelioma, a terminal cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.  The scholarship was renamed the “Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship” this year to honor two mesothelioma warriors who …

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    Posted on Monday, Aug 25, 2014
  • ADAO Conference Celebrates 10 Years of Education, Advocacy and Community

    The 10th Annual Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s International Asbestos Awareness Conference will be held April 4 – 6 in Washington, DC. The conference entitled “Where Knowledge and Action Unite!” will focus on the latest advancements in disease prevention, global advocacy, and treatment for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Each year the conference gets bigger and …

    Label: Asbestos For Your Family

    Posted on Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014