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Asbestos-related Disease Indicators 2014
This is the third Safe Work Australia report on Asbestos-related Disease Indicators. In this report, mesothelioma and asbestosis have been used to indicate the extent of asbestos-caused disease in Australia. The report uses data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, New South Wales Dust Diseases Board, National Data Set for Compensation-based Statistics, and the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Source: http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/swa/about/publications/pages/asbestos-related-disease-indicators-2014
Mortality and cancer incidence in a pooled cohort of US firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia (1950–2009)
From previous studies, there is limited epidemiological evidence of increased risk of cancer from firefighting. We examined cancer in 30 000 career firefighters by pooling information from urban fire departments in three large US cities. The large sample size and long follow-up period improved risk estimates compared with previous studies. We report that firefighting may be associated with increased risk of solid cancers. Furthermore, we report a new finding of excess malignant mesothelioma among firefighters, suggesting the presence of an occupational disease from asbestos hazards in the workplace...

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