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Document ID (ISN)107283
CIS number 07-1299
ISSN - Serial title 0815-6409 - Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Leigh J., Henderson D.
Title The epidemiology of malignant mesothelioma
Bibliographic information Oct. 2006, Vol.22, No.5, p.441-447. 50 ref.
Abstract Based on a literature survey, this article reviews the epidemiology of malignant mesothelioma, discussing history, incidence trends, occupational and non- occupational asbestos causation, and putative non-asbestos causation. It also describes the global situation in relation to estimated future incidence.
Descriptors (primary) mesothelioma; epidemiology; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) non-occupational factors; literature survey; frequency rates; risk factors; history; statistical trends
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Asbestos