TABLE 6.1 Description of Cohorts Informative for Selected Cancers

Cohort Population (location—number, description)

Results for Selected Cancers (ICD range specified; mortality unless otherwise noted)

Source Citation

Pharynx

Larynx

Esophagus

Stomach

Colon

Rectum

Patients with Asbestos-Related Disease

 

  1. Italy—631 women compensated for asbestosis

 

161

 

151

153

154

Germani et al. (1999)

  1. Finland—

 

161?

150?

151?

153?

154?

Karjalainen et al. (1999)

  1. 1,376 asbestosis patients

 

  1. 4,887 patients with pleural disease

 

  1. Poland—

 

161

150

151

153

154

Szeszenia-Dabrowska et al. (2002)

  1. 907 men with asbestosis

 

  1. 490 women with asbestosis

 

  1. US clinical trialmonitoring asbestos-exposed men

 

153-154 ?

Aliyu et al. (2005)



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