TITLE

Asbestosis and lobar site of lung cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Weiss, W.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;May2000, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p358
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the evidence for the hypothesis that lung cancer has a predilection for lower lobes in industrial workers with asbestosis. Number of reports that were analyzed to collect evidence for the hypothesis; Data related to studies showing lower lobe predominance of lung cancer; Need of more research in this field.
ACCESSION #
9583870

 

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