Annals of Lung Cancer

 ISSN: 2643-5713

Annals of Lung Cancer

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Original Article Pages 39-47

The Risk of Developing Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis in a German Inception Cohort of Coal Miners of Ruhr Area - Results after 30 Years of Follow-up

Authors: M Yong, L Anderle, H Lenaerts, R Derwall, D Brand and P Morfeld

Abstract: Comprehensive dust control and health protection measures have been implemented to prevent coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) in German collieries since several decades. The present study evaluates the risk of developing CWP related to exposure to respirable coal mine dust containing quartz.


Journal Details
  1. Journal: Annals of Lung Cancer
  2. ISSN: 2643-5713
  3. ISO abbreviation: Ann Lung Cancer
  4. Other Title: ALC
  5. Pub Type: Open Access