Rising mesothelioma incidence on eastern Adriatic coast

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Claudio Bianchi
Tommaso Bianchi

Keywords

mesothelioma, pleura, asbestos, shipyards, Adriatic Sea, Italy, Croatia

Abstract

Recent studies indicate that mesothelioma incidence remains high or is rising in various areas of the eastern Adriatic coast. Both Italy (Trieste Province) as well as Croatia (Rijeka and Split) are involved. In these areas pleural mesothelioma shows strict similarities, with a large prevalence of shipyard workers.

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