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Inorganic particles in human tissues and their association with neoplastic disease

Environmental Health Perspectives

Dec 1, 1974

Arthur M Langer

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An increased gastrointestinal cancer risk is associated with occupational exposure to asbestos fiber. Examination of tissues obtained from extrapulmonary organs of exposed workmen demonstrates the presence of asbestos fibers and bodies. The amount of fiber present in these tissues is ma...read more

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Ingestion
Organ
Environmental Exposure
Neoplastic Disease
Gastrointestinal System
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Human Tissue
Structure of Parenchyma of Lung
Lung
Asbestos
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Inorganic particles in human tissues and their association with neoplastic disease

Environmental Health Perspectives

Dec 1, 1974

Arthur M Langer

PMID: 4470940

DOI: 10.1289/ehp.749229

Abstract

An increased gastrointestinal cancer risk is associated with occupational exposure to asbestos fiber. Examination of tissues obtained from extrapulmonary organs of exposed workmen demonstrates the presence of asbestos fibers and bodies. The amount of fiber present in these tissues is ma...read more

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Ingestion
Organ
Environmental Exposure
Neoplastic Disease
Gastrointestinal System

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