Prediction of mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis in former Wittenoom asbestos workers.

@article{Berry1991PredictionOM,
  title={Prediction of mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis in former Wittenoom asbestos workers.},
  author={Gerald Berry},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={793-802}
}
  • Gerald Berry
  • Published 1991 in British journal of industrial medicine
Projections have been made of the number of mesotheliomas, lung cancers, and cases of asbestosis that might occur over the period 1987 to 2020 in former workers at the Wittenoom crocidolite asbestos mine in Western Australia. Predictions were based on the observed mortality to the end of 1986 and modelling of the mesothelioma rate. Elimination of crocidolite from the lungs was included in the model. Between the years 1987 and 2020 it is predicted that between 250 and 680 deaths will occur due… CONTINUE READING

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