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Stefano Silvestri


Affiliation: Institute for Study and Cancer Prevention
Location: Florence, Italy
Problems due to the prolonged permanence of asbestos-containing materials.]
Epidemiol Prev. 2011 Mar-Apr;35(2):139-143

Pleural malignant mesothelioma epidemic. Incidence, modalities of asbestos exposure and occupations involved from the italian national register.
Int J Cancer. 2011 Jun 6. doi: 10.1002/ijc.26229. [Epub ahead of print]


  1. Silvestri S, Di Benedetto F, Raffaell C, Veraldi A. Asbestos in toys: an exemplary case. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2016;42:80-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, this discovery shows the incompleteness of records on asbestos uses and suggests to test items, including toys, imported from countries where asbestos is not forbidden. ..
  2. Corfiati M, Scarselli A, Binazzi A, Di Marzio D, Verardo M, Mirabelli D, et al. Epidemiological patterns of asbestos exposure and spatial clusters of incident cases of malignant mesothelioma from the Italian national registry. BMC Cancer. 2015;15:286 pubmed publisher
  3. Marsili D, Angelini A, Bruno C, Corfiati M, Marinaccio A, Silvestri S, et al. Asbestos Ban in Italy: A Major Milestone, Not the Final Cut. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher

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