Can asbestos cause death?

Answer On One Hand: Asbestos Causes Health IssuesExposure to asbestos can cause long term health problems, including difficulty breathing and lung inflammation. Asbestos also is a human carcinogen, as det... Read More »

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Is asbestos the cause of throat cancer?

On One Hand: Asbestos Can Cause Throat CancerAccording to, asbestos can cause a variety of cancers. Exposure to asbestos has been known to cause lung cancer, colon cancer, colore... Read More »

Can asbestos cause sinus polyps?

While exposure to asbestos can cause lung cancer and other serious diseases, it does not appear to cause nasal polyps, which are non-cancerous growths that occur in the lining of the nose or sinuse... Read More »

How does asbestos cause testicular mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is caused in almost all known cases by exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma manifests in three major forms: pleural (lungs), peritoneal (abdominal), and per... Read More »

Does asbestos exposure cause lung cancer?

On One Hand: Minimal Risk With Limited ExposureAccording to the National Cancer Institute, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, asbestos is... Read More »