Physicians and industrial hygienists in the U.S. and Europe have assumed that silica, a known toxic dust which causes diseases such as silicosis and corpulmonale, does not cause cancer. However the evidence presented in this volume, drawn from a 1984 symposium on the subject of silica and cancer, suggests that there is a strong link between cancer and silica in the workplace. This book discusses the full range of work being done on silica and cancer, including a history of studies on the silica-cancer relationship; experiments describing the carcinogenic effect of silica on animals; up-to-date reports on the risks of lung cancer; the need for protective measures against particulate exposure, and epidemologic research on workers in the so-called dusty trades. Silica, Silicosis and Cancer also offers suggestions for changes and regulation of industries using silica.
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Book Description Praeger, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+ Ex Library Cond. Book. 1/2" and 1/4" tears at Top of Spine. 536 pgs. Cancer Research Monographs Volume 2. Usual library markings. Clean pages, tight binding. CHAPTER TITLES: silica and silicosis -- industrial hygiene perspective and risk assessment; mechanisms of silicosis and pathophysiology of quartz; quartz and cancer biology in vivo; epidemiological studies of silicotics and dust trades workers; silica and cancer -- emerging policies; abstracts from "silica silicosis and cancer: an international symposium". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # B029986
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