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Asbestos and its lethal legacy

Tweedale, Geoffrey (2002) Asbestos and its lethal legacy. ISSN 1474-175X

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Asbestos has become the leading cause of occupationally related cancer death, and the second most fatal manufactured carcinogen (after tobacco). In the public's mind, asbestos has been a hazard since the 1960s and 1970s. However, the knowledge that the material was a mortal health hazard dates back at least a century, and its carcinogenic properties have been appreciated for more than 50 years.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Full-text of this article is not available in this e-prints service. This article was originally published following peer-review in Nature reviews, cancer, published by and copyright Nature Publishing Ltd.
Divisions: Faculties > Faculty of Business and Law > International Business Unit
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2009 13:34
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 03:02
URI: http://e-space.mmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/70489


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