See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Professor Dr Arshad Javed of the Pakistan Chest Society claims that they see 100 cases of mesotheliomia per year and believes there may be 1000 or more undiagnosed cases. Mesotheliomia is a type of cancer caused by asbestos. Asbestos is found naturally in rocks in northern Pakistan and many people worked in industries where the rocks were utilized.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Hi Pakistan
About: Many Pakistani workers were being blatantly exposed to asbestos from rocks
Date: 6 June 2004
Source: Hi Pakistan
http:/ This summary article refers to the following medical categories:
Related Medical Topics
More News Topics
This summary article refers to the following medical categories:
Search Specialists by State and City