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Asbestosis

the NHS website

Asbestosis is a chronic (long-term) lung condition caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a soft, greyish-white material that does not burn. In the past it was widely used in building construction to protect against fire and as a form...

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Asbestos-related Diseases

Patient UK

People exposed to asbestos can develop diseases in later life. These most commonly affect the lungs but can also affect the lining of the abdomen. Some conditions - for example, mesothelioma or lung cancer - are more serious than others. This leaflet...

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