Cancer in ex-asbestos cement workers in Israel, 1953-1992.

Abstract

A cohort of 3,057 male workers employed in an asbestos-cement plant using 90% chrysotile-10% crocidolite, located in Northern Israel, was followed from 1953-1992 for incidence and mortality from cancer. In the years 1978-1992, the cohort had an elevated risk for all malignant neoplasms combined (n = 153, SIR = 117, ns), lung cancer (n = 28, SIR = 135, ns… (More)

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