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Asbestosis

Known as: Asbestoses, Asbestosis [Disease/Finding], PULMONARY ASBESTOSIS 
A lung disease caused by breathing in particles of asbestos (a group of minerals that take the form of tiny fibers). Symptoms include coughing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
IntroductionAlthough the use of asbestos has been banned in several industrialized countries, many workers continue to be exposed… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
UNLABELLED Asbestosis is defined as diffuse pulmonary fibrosis caused by the inhalation of excessive amounts of asbestos fibers… Expand
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2009
2009
Most studies on asbestos-related diseases are based on chest radiographs, and dose-response relationships are still controversial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Inhalation of crystalline silica and asbestos is known to cause the progressive pulmonary fibrotic disorders silicosis and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Epidemiological studies indicate that the use of aspirin decreases incidence of and mortality from gastrointestinal cancers. A… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
 
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Asbestos is a commercial term for a group of fibrous minerals often associated with the development of pulmonary interstitial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
1 Doll R. Mortality from lung cancer in asbestos workers. Br J Ind Med 1955;12 :81-6. 2 Knox JF, Doll RS, Hill ID. Cohort… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
In 72 experiments, durable minerals in the form of particles on respirable size and of wide chemical and structural varieties… Expand
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Highly Cited
1955
Highly Cited
1955
  • Richard Doll
  • British journal of industrial medicine
  • 1955
  • Corpus ID: 26146774
Sixty-one cases of lung cancer have been recorded in persons with asbestosis (Boernke, 1953 ; Hueper, 1952) since Lynch and Smith… Expand
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