TITLE

Should Canadian health care professionals support the call for a worldwide ban on asbestos?

AUTHOR(S)
Siemiatycki, Jack
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/20/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 4, p495
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the debate about whether asbestos should be banned worldwide. Discussion of opinions regarding health risks of asbestos, which range from the belief that it is extremely carcinogenic to the belief that the evidence is ambiguous; How Canadian scientists' objectivity has been questioned because of Canada's asbestos mining industry; Opinion that an impartial panel should be gathered to decide the issue.
ACCESSION #
4120050

 

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