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June 17, 1974

Asbestosis and Carcinoma of the Larynx: A Possible Association

Author Affiliations

From the departments of radiology (Drs. Libshitz and Wershba), internal medicine (Dr. Atkinson), and radiation therapy and nuclear medicine (Dr. Southard), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia.

JAMA. 1974;228(12):1571-1572. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230370053026

Three patients had carcinoma of the larynx, history of asbestos exposure, and evidence of intrathoracic changes characteristic of asbestosis. The data suggest an association between asbestosis and carcinoma of the larynx.

(JAMA 228:1571-1572, 1974)