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Global Study Finds Asbestos to Be Leading Cause of Lung Cancer in the Workplace

2020-07-22T15:02:44-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Asbestos, Asbestos Exposure|

A new global review of data studies published in July by Brazilian medical journal Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem found that asbestos accounts for the largest portion – 37.5 percent – of cancer-causing substances associated with lung cancer in the workplace. The team that produced “Lung cancer related to occupational exposure: ...

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Update on Banning Asbestos in the United States

Asbestos exposure is the leading cause of most people that are diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, and is linked to the deaths of approximately 40,000 Americans a year. Those deaths are caused by lung cancer, asbestosis, cancer of the larynx, and ovarian cancer. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is ...

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