Mesothelioma of the peritoneum during 1967-82 in England and Wales.

  title={Mesothelioma of the peritoneum during 1967-82 in England and Wales.},
  author={Martin J Gardner and Rick D. Jones and E. C. Pippard and Nobuhito Saitoh},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={121 - 126}
The time-trend and geographical distribution of mesothelioma of the peritoneum during the years 1967-82 in England and Wales have been studied from the Mesothelioma Register held by the Medical Division of the Health and Safety Executive. Over the 16-year period the annual number of cases registered rose from about 15-20 to about 30-50. Although the number occurring in men was double that in women, the trend was similar for both sexes. There is likely to be some further increase before any… CONTINUE READING

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