High incidence of mesothelioma in an English city without heavy industrial use of asbestos.

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BACKGROUND Mesothelioma rates are increasing in the industrialized world, related to occupational asbestos exposure. The highest rates have been reported from areas with specific industries such as shipbuilding or mining. Lower rates have been reported from areas without such industries. We studied an area without heavy industry to examine if such a pattern… (More)

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@article{Hamilton2004HighIO, title={High incidence of mesothelioma in an English city without heavy industrial use of asbestos.}, author={William Hamilton and Alison P Round and Deborah J. Sharp and Tim J. Peters}, journal={Journal of public health}, year={2004}, volume={26 1}, pages={77-8} }