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    Mesothelioma Risk From Chrysotile
    • John Hodgson, Health and Safety Executive
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      • Andrew Darnton

    We welcome the appearance of this new analysis of asbestos related mortality which constitutes an important addition to the available evidence. We note that the lung cancer risk from this data highlighted by the authors and based on their internal analyses gives an identical risk factor to the one suggested as the 'best estimate' in our earlier meta- analysis (1): a relative risk of 1.102 per 100 f/ml.yr translates almost...

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