The Mesothelioma epidemic in Western Europe: An update

C. Pelucchi, M. Malvezzi, C. La Vecchia, F. Levi, A. Decarli, E. Negri

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The number of male deaths from pleural cancer in France, Germany and Italy increased from about 8750 in 1990-1994 to 9550 in 1995-1999, suggesting that mesothelioma deaths in males may be levelling off in most of Western Europe.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1022-1024
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Mar 8 2004


  • Mesothelioma
  • Mortality trends
  • Pleural cancer
  • Western europe

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology


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