Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Mesothelioma trends in the ACT and comparisons with the rest of Australia

Korda, Rosemary; Clements, MS; Armstrong, Bruce K; Trevenar, Susan; Chalker, Elizabeth; Newman, Leah; Kirk, Martyn

Description

Objectives: Inhalation of asbestos fibres is the predominant cause of malignant mesothelioma. Domestic exposure to asbestos is a major community concern in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) because of loose-fill asbestos home insulation. Little is known about how trends in mesothelioma rates in the ACT compare with those elsewhere. The objective of this study was to describe trends in mesothelioma rates in the ACT and compare them with those for the rest of Australia. Methods: We used...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153816
Source: Public Health Research & Practice
DOI: 10.17061/phrp2641646

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Korda_Mesothelioma_trends_in_the_ACT_2016.pdf222.07 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator