Chrysotile

Known as: Chrysotile Asbestos, White Asbestos 
A naturally occurring, fibrous and silky, serpentine asbestos mineral with a color ranging from gray-white to yellow-green and is the most abundant… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES This report provides an update of the mortality experience of a cohort of South Carolina asbestos textile workers… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
A correlation between national asbestos consumption and the incidence of asbestos disease, including mesothelioma, has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The issue of whether exposure to chrysotile asbestos alone, without contamination from amphibole asbestos, causes lung cancer and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In a cohort of some 11,000 men born 1891-1920 and employed in the Quebec chrysotile production industry, including a small… (More)
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1996
Review
1996
In contrast to amphibole forms of asbestos, chrysotile asbestos is often claimed to be only a minor cause of malignant pleural… (More)
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1992
1992
Although chrysotile asbestos is a proven human carcinogen, several studies have concluded that these fibers are not mutagenic to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Cohort studies in three American asbestos factories were undertaken to investigate the effect of fibre type and manufacturing… (More)
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1984
1984
The role of chrysotile asbestos in the genesis of mesotheliomas in humans is disputed. We analyzed the asbestos content of the… (More)
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1983
1983
A retrospective cohort mortality study was conducted among a cohort of 1,261 white males employed one or more months in… (More)
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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… (More)
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