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Program Area
Project Theme
Safety, Social and Environmental Sustainability
Project Period
1998 - 2000


This project met all its objectives, which were to determine the incidence in former gold miners of radiographic silicosis, to relate this incidence according to the ILO Pneumoconiosis Classification to indices of exposure to silica, and to establish the relation between radiographic silicosis and lung cancer in these goldminers.

Keywords: goldminer, silicosis, pneumoconiosis, lung cancer

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