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General Articles on Asbestos-Related Diseases

We thought you might find the following articles about asbestos-related diseases informative.

The Diagnosis of Nonmalignant Diseases Related to Asbestos

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An official statement of the American Thoracic Society, March 1986.

Occupational Asbestosis and Related Diseases

by Lee S. Newman, M.D. and Cecile S. Rose, M.D., M.P.H

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Medical/Scientific Update, National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, December 1989, Vol. 8, No. 8.

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National Cancer Institute (NCI)

The NCI’s mission is to eliminate cancer and prevent the devastation that cancer imposes on individuals, families, and society as a whole. It is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Cancer Information Service
or 1-800-422-6237

The Cancer Information Service, provided by NCI, is a source for the latest, most accurate cancer information.

Comprehensive Cancer Centers

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has designated 37 cancer centers throughout the United States as comprehensive centers. They focus on the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer.

American Cancer Society (ACS)

This site and the free telephone line provide information to patients on the treatment, early detection, and prevention of cancer. It also gives information about services available to cancer patients and their families.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

EPA’s mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor

OSHA’s mission is to send every worker home whole and healthy every day.

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