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July 16, 2009

ADAO honors asbestos victim and nurse for 2010 Asbestos Awareness Day

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) announced that June Breit, a pleural mesothelioma victim since 2002, is its 2010 ADAO Alan Reinstein Memorial Award Honoree. Since her diagnoses, Breit has been a major player in political and educational advocacy related to public health.  

The ADAO also announced that its 6th Annual Asbestos Disease Awareness Conference will be held April 9-10, 2010 in Chicago, IL. The purpose of this conference is to provide the latest occupational, medical and environmental information about asbestos-related illness. Registration and sponsorship opportunities will be announced in September 2009.

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