Wednesday, 12 August 2015

New trial alert: Screening of Alberta asbestos exposed workers for lung cancer and Mesothelioma

A recent trial, sponsored by the University of Calgary is looking at a combined lung cancer and mesothelioma screening program for 200 asbestos-exposed workers in Alberta.  Presently in the recruiting phase, inclusion criteria for the trial includes an age range of 50-80 years, exposure to asbestos for a minimum of one year and at least 10 years prior to entry in the study, while exclusion factors pertain to individuals with severe heart or lung disease, among other factors.

To read more about this trial, listed on clinical, click here.

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