Does asbestos cause laryngeal cancer?

@article{Griffiths2003DoesAC,
  title={Does asbestos cause laryngeal cancer?},
  author={Hugh Griffiths and N. C. Molony},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={177-82}
}
Asbestos is a known carcinogen. Its role in the aetiology of laryngeal cancer has been investigated and debated for the last three decades. Here, we consider much of the published evidence from post-mortem studies, cross-sectional, case-control and cohort studies. We feel that the weight of evidence does not support a causal association for asbestos with laryngeal cancer. The 'positive studies' raise important questions regarding an association; the opportunity may present itself to answer some… CONTINUE READING

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