Asbestosis and lobar site of lung cancer.

  title={Asbestosis and lobar site of lung cancer.},
  author={Wilma Weiss},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={57 5},
  • Wilma Weiss
  • Published 2000 in Occupational and environmental medicine
OBJECTIVE To assess the evidence for the hypothesis that lung cancer has a predilection for the lower lobes in workers with asbestosis. METHOD A review of the available literature with relevant information. RESULTS Six published reports were analysed. In four studies limited to series of cases with diagnoses of asbestosis, three showed lower lobe… CONTINUE READING