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Malignant Diseases of the Pleura, Peritoneum, and Other Serosal Surfaces

Allen R. Gibbs and John E. Craighead

in Asbestos and Its Diseases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on malignant mesothelioma (MM) and other mesothelial lesions and conditions that mimic MM. MM is now, alongside lung cancer, the most important occupational cancer among ... More


Epidemiology and Risk Assessment

Graham W. Gibbs and Geoffrey Berry

in Asbestos and Its Diseases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the magnitudes of risk for the development of asbestosis, malignant mesothelioma (MM), and lung cancer (LC) resulting from exposure to different airborne concentrations of ... More


Asbestos Exposure and Disease Trends in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Bertram Price and Adam Ware

in Asbestos and Its Diseases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the population characteristics of asbestos-associated diseases in the 20th century and presents a view of these characteristics for the 21st century. It considers the three ... More


Diagnostic Features and Clinical Evaluation of the Asbestos-Associated Diseases

David Weill

in Asbestos and Its Diseases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the clinical manifestations of asbestos-associated lung problems, with particular emphasis on the milder forms of the diseases, which are now more common. Topics discussed ... More


Oncology and Palliative Care

Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, and Sam Patel (eds)

in Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199680269
eISBN:
9780191918360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199680269.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


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