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Marinaccio and colleagues1 compared asbestos exposures of men and women with mesothelioma in Italy and found that women were less likely to have had occupational exposures and more likely to have experienced non-occupational and familial exposures. They did not consider possible asbestos exposures arising from the use of talcum powders, an exposure common in North America, that may have been in Italy as well. Italian talc was imported from the Val Chisone region for the manufacture of consumer talcs in North America. In 1976, Rohl2 analysed 20 body and baby powders and reported …
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