Early Detection of Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma in Workers Exposed to Asbestos

Official Title

Early Detection of Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma in Workers Exposed to Asbestos

Summary:

This is a pilot study that aims to develop a lung cancer screening program for workers in British Columbia, Canada exposed to asbestos who are at risk of developing lung cancer/pleural mesothelioma. This is high risk population is at of respiratory system diseases as a result of their occupational exposures. Additionally, knowledge garnered from this study will allow us to develop other studies that will further our understanding of asbestos related lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Trial Description

Primary Outcome:

  • Development of Model to Predict Workers at highest risk of lung cancer/mesothelioma

View this trial on ClinicalTrials.gov

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Resources

Canadian Cancer Society

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