Mesothelioma Epidemiology and risk factors

The exposure can be working for operators engaged in production and industrial use of asbestos and its derivatives, or paraoccupazionale, for use of its products. Exposure can also be non-professional, ie related to use of products for non-working and natural, in the rare cases of exposure to dust in the geological locations of natural origin, not hollow . The incidence of this cancer is increasing worldwide with approximately 2.2 cases per million inhabitants. Being strongly related industrial use of asbestos is currently being eliminated and prohibited in some countries, the disease and being a high-latency time, is expected to peak around 2020 cases, and a subsequent decrease.