Published in Biotech Law Weekly, August 5th, 2005
The study - the largest to examine the question - will be published this fall in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Exposure to asbestos in the workplace, particularly in shipyards, has long been recognized as a risk factor for mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer affecting the lining of the lung. But in the new study, researchers found a consistent and dose-dependent association between mesothelioma and residential proximity to ultramafic...
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