More important articles that help you understand the developing research on an important environmental hazard.   These articles are 15-20 years later than the previous articles.

JAMA Nov 8, 1984 Vol. 252 No 25, June 17 1982

 

Council Report

A Physician's Guide

to Asbestos-Related Diseases
Council on Scientific Affairs

 

 

INTRODUCTION

IN RECENT years, public concern over the health effects of asbestos has sharply escalated. According to Walker et al (J Occup Med 1983; 25:409), 

The term asbestos refers to a family of naturally occurring silicate miner

Occupational exposure to asbestos may occur during (1) mining and milling of the ore, (2) the manufacture and use of asbestos-containing

 

EFFECTS ON HEALTH OF

EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS

Richard Doll

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of

Oxford, Honorary Consultant, Imperial Cancer

Research Fund Cancer Epidemiology and Clinical Trials Unit

Julian Peto

Professor of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer

Research, University of London

Health & Safety Commission

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office  1985

 

Medical News & Perspectives

 

Mesothelioma: Has Patient Had Contact With Even Small Amount of Asbestos?

 

MESOTHELIOMA,  primarily  an  asbestos-related cancer.    This expectation was based on  two factors: that the highest exposure

 

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