Cancer Mortality in Chinese Chrysotile Asbestos Miners: Exposure-Response Relationships

@inproceedings{Wang2013CancerMI,
  title={Cancer Mortality in Chinese Chrysotile Asbestos Miners: Exposure-Response Relationships},
  author={Xiaorong Wang and Eiji Yano and Sihao Lin and Ignatius Tak-sun Yu and Yajia Lan and Lap Ah Tse and Hong Qiu and David C. Christiani},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to assess the relationship of mortality from lung cancer and other selected causes to asbestos exposure levels. METHODS A cohort of 1539 male workers from a chrysotile mine in China was followed for 26 years. Data on vital status, occupation and smoking were collected from the mine records and individual contacts. Causes and dates of death were further verified from the local death registry. Individual cumulative fibre exposures (f-yr/ml) were estimated… CONTINUE READING
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