Books about Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a cancer that most commonly effects the pleura, which is the outer lining of the lungs. Mesothelioma is caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers. We have medical books from the 1960s and later mention this occupational disease.
Inhaled Dust and Disease (1987)
Asbestos related disease including cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. Hazardous occupations and more.
Public Health Risks of Exposure to Asbestos (1977)
Topics covered include: asbestos exposure, asbestos-containing materials, exposure levels, mesothelioma, cancer.
Asbestos: The Hazardous Fiber (1990)
Health effects of asbestos, industrial hygiene, and more.
Environmental Sciences (1987)
This book has a study on exposure of sheet metal workers to asbestos.
Origins of Human Cancer (1977)
Chapter by Selikoff on "Cancer Risk of Asbestos Exposure." Also: Asbestos Standards; "Bystander Disease" in the U.S. Navy shipyard.
Occupational Health Practice (1973)
Asbestos and Cancer, Mesothelial tumours, and Protective Clothing.
Occupational Diseases: A Guide to Their Recognition (1977)
Asbestos listed as causing cancer of the Lung, Gastroenteric Tract, Larynx, and Pleural Cavity. Asbestosis. Asbestos & Automobile Workers.
Biochemistry of Silicon and Related Problems (1978)
Chapter by Irving J. Selikoff about asbestos and its diseases.
Pollutants and High-Risk Groups: The Biological Basis of Increased Human Susceptibility to Environmental Pollutants (1978)
Asbestos causes lung, pleural, and peritoneal mesothelioma cancers. Relavent occupations are listed.