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MESO MARCH in May – Make Mesothelioma History and Q&A ADRI Style

MESO MARCH in May – Sunday 6th May 2018 The Meso March in May is a walk to acknowledge and support people living with mesothelioma and those who have experienced the consequences of this terrible disease. Please join us for our 2nd Annual Meso March in May: a 4.5 km…

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Bernie Banton portrait and the Banton Family

In Memory of Bernie Banton AM

The 27th November 2017 was the 10th anniversary of Bernie Banton’s passing. In honour of Bernie, members of his family organised a remembrance day visiting ADRI, the medical research centre named in Bernie’s honour. Bernie Banton was an Australian crusader for people suffering from asbestos-related diseases and social justice. He…

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Australian Group Leads Push for Global Ban of Asbestos

Dr. Ken Takahashi and the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute in Australia are leading the charge for a comprehensive global ban of asbestos. Read more…

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The Well Living EPP Group

The Well Living EPP Group

The Well Living EPP (extrapleural pneumonectomy) Group began in 2012 and meets three times a year at the Drummoyne Sailing Club. Our last meeting for 2017 was held 22nd November with 24 attendees that included the wonderful physiotherapy staff from Strathfield Private Hospital and surgeon Professor Brian McCaughan. Our guest…

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AMAA - Kimberly Crawford Ken Takahashi and Tilly Ryan at AMAA Cheque presentation

AMAA continues to support ADRI

ADRI thanks the Asbestosis & Mesothelioma Association of Australia (AMAA) for their continued support. At the recent Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Conference in Canberra Kimberly Crawford and Tilly Ryan from the AMAA presented Professor Ken Takahashi with a cheque for $2000.00. The funds were generously raised by AMAA members…

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Lisa Chesters Jocelyn McLean Karen Selmon and Ken Takahashi

Ms Lisa Chesters MP Meets With Professor Ken Takahashi

Ms Lisa Chesters MP, elected to the House of Representatives for Bendigo and prior to her election to Parliament Lisa worked as a union organiser for United Voice. On the 19th October 2017 Lisa visited ADRI to discuss our latest achievements and research plans. Professor Ken Takahashi and ADRI’s Mesothelioma…

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Blue Lamington Drive Invitation

November is Asbestos Awareness Month and we would like to encourage all our supporters of the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos in and around the home, the workplace and the community by holding a Blue Lamington fundraising event. How to Host Your Blue…

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Asbestos Carers Thank You Day

Carers Thank You Day

We again say thank you to those who are caring for or have cared for someone with Mesothelioma. Please join us at Revesby Workers Club for lunch. Date: Tuesday 10th October 2017 Time: 10:00 am— 3:00 pm Venue: Revesby Workers Club, 2b Bre Street, Revesby Cost: Free—but you must RSVP…

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Walk for Mesothelioma and the Pleural Mesothelioma Education Day

[ENLARGE FLYER]   Walk for Mesothelioma Sunday 7th May 2017 from 9:00—11:30am, registration from 8:00 am Majors Bay Reserve, Concord NSW 2138 The Walk for Mesothelioma acknowledges people living with mesothelioma and those who have experienced the consequences of this terrible disease. Please join us for our first Walk for…

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New Director Adds Expertise to Asbestos Research Institute

Asbestos.com recently reported: Dr. Ken Takahashi joined the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) in Sydney, Australia, with some very lofty goals. The institute’s new director wants to make the world a safer place. “My goal is to help establish this institute as a global center of excellence for asbestos-related disease,” Takahashi…

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