Magnitude of asbestos-related lung cancer mortality in Italy

A. Marinaccio, A. Scarselli, A. Binazzi, M. Mastrantonio, P. Ferrante, S. Iavicoli

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Abstract

An ecological study, based on a data set containing all lung and pleural cancer deaths in each Italian municipality in the period 1980-2001, was performed. The pleural to lung cancer ratio was estimated to be 1 : 1 and 3% (around 700) of all male lung cancer deaths were found to be asbestos-related. © 2008 Cancer Research UK.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173 - 175
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume99
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2008
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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Marinaccio, A., Scarselli, A., Binazzi, A., Mastrantonio, M., Ferrante, P., & Iavicoli, S. (2008). Magnitude of asbestos-related lung cancer mortality in Italy. British Journal of Cancer, 99(1), 173 - 175. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6604450