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Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk

A fact sheet about asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, and who to contact for more information.

Asbestos-Linked Cancer Remains A Killer, Just As Asbestos Remains Commonly Used

Despite the known risks of asbestos exposure, it continues to be used, and asbestos-related cancer deaths have increased.

Asbestos Still Poses On-the-Job Health Risks

Malignant mesothelioma, which is caused mainly by inhaling asbestos fibers, continues to take a sizeable toll despite regulations enacted decades ago to limit occupational exposure to asbestos.

Asbestos Still Causes Cancer. Why Is It Still Used?

Despite the known risks of asbestos exposure, it continues to be used, and asbestos-related cancer deaths have increased.

French Study Finds Exposure TIming Matters When it Comes to Mesothelioma Risk, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Early on-the-job asbestos exposure appears to raise the risk for pleural mesothelioma more than overall exposure volume. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 17, 2017 Environmental health researchers in Bordeaux,...

New Study Warns of Increasing Mesothelioma Risk Over Time, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Instead of declining over time, the risk of contracting deadly pleural mesothelioma continues to rise, even decades after asbestos exposure. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 22, 2017 Scientists in Poland say...

New Study Points to Pleural Mesothelioma Risk in Dentists from Asbestos Lining Tape, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Dentists who made crowns and bridges between the 1930s and 1970s could be at higher risk for deadly malignant mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 03, 2017 The authors of a new report on asbestos-...

Italian Study Highlights Mesothelioma Risk in Families of Asbestos Workers

New report offers a sobering reminder that living in a household with someone who works around asbestos can be deadly. (PRWEB) May 14, 2017 Researchers in Trieste, Italy have released their findings ...

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Malignant mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure in dental tape.

Although most cases of malignant mesothelioma of the pleura are caused by one or more readily recognized sources of exposure to asbestos, cases of the disease with more occult exposure occur, especial...

Exposure-Response Analyses of Asbestos and Lung Cancer Subtypes in a Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies.

Evidence is limited regarding risk and the shape of the exposure-response curve at low asbestos exposure levels. We estimated the exposure-response for occupational asbestos exposure and assessed the ...

Risk factors for malignant mesothelioma in people with no known exposure to asbestos.

Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a rare and generally fatal cancer, usually caused by asbestos, although about 5-10% of cases report no asbestos exposure. This study aimed to identify sources whereby pe...

Dose-time-response association between occupational asbestos exposure and pleural mesothelioma.

Early occupational exposure to asbestos has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of pleural mesothelioma (PM), which suggests that the timing of exposure might play a role in the dose-re...

Epidemiology of Environmental Exposure and Malignant Mesothelioma.

While the association between exposure to asbestos and malignant mesothelioma (MM), particularly malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has been well established, the health impact of environmental expo...

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