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Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos: Contribution of Science to Risk-Management Decisions

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Series: Special Publications of The Canadian Mineralogist Volume: 5

By: RP Nolan(Editor), AM Langer(Editor), M Ross(Editor), FJ Wicks(Editor), RF Martin(Editor)

304 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables

Mineralogical Association of Canada

Paperback | Jan 2001 | #201849 | ISBN: 0921294417
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About this book

A collection of papers summarizing the state of knowledge about chrysotile and amphibole-group asbestos minerals like tremolite, riebeckite and grunerite from historical and modern perspectives:
- Analysis of historical and modern controlled exposures
- Incidence of cancer
- Epidemiology
- Mineralogy and metamorphic petrology
- Statistical assessment of risks

A must to illustrate the complex interface of the Earth sciences and the Health sciences


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