[Prevention of occupational cancer in the asbestos cement industry (preliminary report)].

@article{Neuberger1985PreventionOO,
  title={[Prevention of occupational cancer in the asbestos cement industry (preliminary report)].},
  author={Manfred Neuberger and P Ambrosch and Michael Kundi},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Mikrobiologie und Hygiene. 1. Abt. Originale B, Hygiene},
  year={1985},
  volume={181 1-2},
  pages={81-6}
}
In a cohort study on 324 asbestos cement workers an increased risk of lung cancer was observed in comparison to cement workers (O/E = 1.7, p less than 0.05). 10 out of 17 deaths from lung cancer occurred after age 65, stressing the need for screening after retirement. In a pilot study on 198 asbestos cement workers we tried to adjust the screening intensity… CONTINUE READING