Incidence of cancer among lighthouse keepers exposed to asbestos in drinking water.

@article{Andersen1993IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of cancer among lighthouse keepers exposed to asbestos in drinking water.},
  author={Aage Andersen and Eystein Glattre and Bj\orn V Johansen},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={138 9},
  pages={682-7}
}
The study population comprises 690 Norwegian male lighthouse keepers whose water supply came from cisterns that received rain water off asbestos-cement-tiled roofs. The asbestos-cement tiles were installed in the late 1950s, and two decades later the fiber content in the tap water was analyzed. The fiber content ranged from 1,760 to 71,350 million fibers per liter, which is significantly higher than measured in any other Norwegian public water supply. During the follow-up period, 1960-1991, no… CONTINUE READING