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ADAO to Join London Hazards Centre’s 10th Mesothelioma Action Day

June 15, 2015 by admin
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Posted on June 16, 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is honored to join the London Hazards Centre’s 10th Mesothelioma Action Day on July 3, 2015 in London, England. This year, asbestos victims organizations, trade unions, and experts from the medical, scientific, and occupational  fields will come together under the theme “Banned but Not Gone: all asbestos causes […]

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Dr. Richard Lemen Leads ADAO’s First International Legislative Conference Call on June 10

June 10, 2015 by admin
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Posted on June 10, 2015  Thank you to all who called in for today’s international legislative conference call! Nearly 50 patients, family members, victims’ organizations, and individuals from the legal, health, and sciences fields in the U.S. and abroad joined us to discuss legislation currently being debated in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and […]

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Join the ADAO Legislative Update Conference Call with Dr. Richard Lemen on Wednesday, June 10 at 11:00 am ET

June 08, 2015 by admin
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CONFERENCE CALL RSVP Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Legislative Positions (June 2015)  Posted June 8, 2015 Be heard. Join ADAO Legislative Efforts to Protect Health and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights. You’re invited! Join ADAO for a international legislative conference call on June 10th! As an ADAO community member, you have undoubtedly been following the recent legislation surrounding […]

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ADAO Remembers Prof. Richard Elliott, A Champion for Mesothelioma Research

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Posted on June 8, 2015 ADAO would like to honor Prof. Richard Elliott, a fallen Mesothelioma Warrior, and send our condolences to his wife, Angela. Prof. Elliott was a valiant Mesothelioma Warrior who sought to further innovate the methods of cancer treatment and research for patients within the United Kingdom. Holding the Bill Jarrett Chair […]

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Reflecting on National Cancer Survivors Day: Five Lessons Cancer Taught Me

June 07, 2015 by admin
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Posted on June 7, 2015 On June 7th, cancer survivors around the world will unite to show the world how life after cancer looks!  A cancer survivor is defined as “anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, from the time of diagnosis through the balance of his or her life.” Today marks the 28th Annual National Cancer […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Announces Our New Prevention Advisory Board (PAB)!

June 02, 2015 by admin
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Posted on June 2 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is pleased to present our new Prevention Advisory Board (PAB)! Members of PAB, the newest board on ADAO’s Leadership team, will serve as an expert resource for questions regarding asbestos prevention and abatement from individuals, politicians, publications, government websites, or other social non-profits. The […]

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Statement by the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy on National Asbestos Awareness Week 2015

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Statement by the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy on National Asbestos Awareness Week 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 2, 2015 Contact: OASH Press Office (202) 205-0143 National Asbestos Awareness Week is April 1-7 – a good time to remind Americans about the health dangers of asbestos exposure. Asbestos, a natural mineral fiber […]

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PODCAST: ADAO Interview, Asbestos Legislative Update, and What’s at Stake!

May 30, 2015 by admin
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Legislative Positions (June 2015)  Posted on May 31, 2015 New Podcast:  ADAO Interview and Asbestos Legislative Update  (May 2015) Just last week, I had a fabulous opportunity to share our mesothelioma stories, the latest facts and stats, and major obstacles we face to ban asbestos and defend our civil rights with Green Diva […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Launches New State Leadership Team (SLT)!

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Legislative Positions (June 2015)  Posted on May 31, 2015 Fresh off the heels of last week’s kick off conference call with Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is pleased to announce the launch of its new State Leadership Team (SLT)! With seven different asbestos-related bills being discussed […]

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ADAO is Excited to Speak at The National Council for Occupational Safety & Health National Conference June 2 – 4, 2015

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2015 COSH National Conference on Worker Safety and Health Agenda Posted on May 30, 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is pleased to be attending and speaking at the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) National Conference on June 2-4, 2015 at the Maritime Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. This year, hundreds of participants from a range […]

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