Asbestos exposure linked to lung tumors, mesotheliomas
Researchers linked asbestos exposure to an increased incidence of lung tumors and mesotheliomas, and found that asbestos-exposed workers who smoke cigarettes have a risk of lung cancer more than ten times as great as asbestos-exposed individuals who do not smoke.
NIEHS Research Funding:
Environmental Health Perspective articles:
- The Asbestos Cancer Epidemic
- The Case for a Global Ban on Asbestos
- Chrysotile Asbestos and Mesothelioma